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2011 Research Mini-Conference

Posted: April 05, 2011

Wednesday, April 13, 2011
9:00am - 3:00pm
Institute for Social Research, Room 6050

Hosted by the Emerging Scholars Interdisciplinary Network & the Program for Research on Black Americans. Both faculty and postdoctoral fellows will be presenting throughout the day.

Free Event -- Please RSVP to admin@emergingscholars.net or 734-615-2116 by Wednesday, April 6th.

Guest Faculty Presenters:

Dr. James Jackson
Director, Institute for Social Research
Professor, Psychology & School of Public Health
Health Behavior & Health Education
“Examining Ethnic and Racial Group Disparities in Mental and Physical Health: The Affordances Framework”

Dr. Derek Griffith
Asst Professor, School of Public Health
Health Behavior & Health Education
“Male Gender Role Strain as a Barrier to African American Men's Physical Activity.”

Dr. Daphne Watkins
Asst Professor, School of Social Work
Faculty Associate, Program for Research on Black Americans
“Age-linked life stages and depressive symptoms of African American males: Findings and future directions”

Dr. L. Monique Ward
Professor, Dept of Psychology
“Media Use and Effects among African American Youth: Unraveling the Paradoxes”

Dr. Tsui Sui Annie Kao
Asst Professor, School of Nursing
Division (II) of Health Promotion & Risk Reduction
“Health Opportunity for Parental Expectancies”

Dr. Stephanie Rowley
Professor, Combined Program - Psychology & Education
“African American Parents and the Achievement Gap”

Dr. Linda Chatters
Professor, School of Public Health & School of Social Work
Faculty Associate, Program for Research on Black Americans
“African American Religious Particpation”

Dr. Robert Taylor
Professor, School of Social Work
Faculty Associate, Program for Research on Black Americans
“Religious Media Consumption among African Americans and Black Caribbeans”

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