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DEI-Releated Research Labs in Psychology

  • Molly Brown - homelessness, housing and recovery interventions, trauma-informed care, community-based participatory research

  • Suzanne Bell – diversity factors in team composition and selection in the workplace 

  • Joanna Buscemi - prevention and treatment of obesity among systemically oppressed populations, health risk behaviors and disease presentations, technology-delivered interventions 

  • Jocelyn Carter - family factors related to physical and mental health in urban youth (and their families), prevention and intervention, development, trauma

  • Kathy Grant - effects of stressful life experiences on young people, interventions to protect youth from negative stress effects

  • Verena Graupmann - threats to central self motives (belonging/exclusion, reactance, cognitive dissonance, continuity)

  • Megan Greeson - partners with communities to understand improve response to sexual assault and other forms of gender-based violence

  • Jane Halpert – Pregnancy and gender discrimination in the workplace

  • Yan Li – cross-cultural research on social development and parenting; peer experiences and developmental outcomes (e.g., behaviors, mental health) in Chinese children and adolescents.  

  • Joseph Mikels – the well-being of older adults and age differences in response to stress (including racial and ethnic health disparities)

  • Antonio Polo - mental health of youth of Latinx, African American, immigrant, and linguistic minority backgrounds, prevention and treatment of depression and anxiety in youth through culturally-informed intervention, educational strategies and programs to promote active involvement in educational and mental health systems

  • Shelly Rauvola - worker well-being in the face of adversity (aging, marginalized, trauma-exposed workers), occupational health disparities, public health in and through work, translational and inclusive research, humanitarian work psychology

  • Christine Reyna - psychology of identity, status, intergroup conflict, and oppression in a variety of groups and social contexts

  • Ida Salusky - coalition building, immigrant and refugee mental health, forensic asylum assessment, transnational migration, responses to structural violence, first-generation college student retention and graduation, positive youth development

  • Alice Stuhlmacher – gender, race, and intersectionality in the workplace including facets of negotiations, worklife integration, and wellbeing

  • Anne Saw - health and mental health disparities, health promotion, sociocultural and structural influences on coping, health disparities, and access to care, culturally responsive interventions with a focus on underserved communities (Asian American immigrants, refugees, serious mental illness, low English proficiency)