Human Development and Family Studies

School of Health and Human Sciences

Program:  MS/PhD
Education: M.A. in Health Psychology, North Carolina Central University; M.S. in Human Development and Family Studies, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2016
Advisors: Dr. Stephanie Irby Coard and Dr. Andrea Hunter
Career Plans: Academic/Professor (teaching and research)
Research Interests: African American mental health, African American families, health disparities, and psychosocial development in African American adolescence, intimate partner violence, African American feminism and masculinity, HIV risk behaviors, co-parenting relationships and their impact on adolescent identity development, and gender studies
Recent Published Work: Causey, S., Livingston, J., & High, B. (2015). Family structure, racial socialization, perceived parental involvement, and social support as predictors of self-esteem in African-American college studentsJournal of Black Studies, 46, 655-677.

My CV (pdf)