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2017 State System Summit

Session 36

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2017 State System Summit

Address:
13-15 University Ave.
West Chester, PA 19382


Hiram G. Martinez
2017 Summit Chairperson
Phone: 610-436-2433
Email: HMartinez@wcupa.edu

Student Empirical Research in African American Studies

  • 5:00 PM – 5:55 PM
  • SYKES ROOM 10A

Presentations by African American student participants in the President’s Commission on Cultural Diversity and Inclusion Research Mentoring Initiative, mentored by Rita Smith-Wade-El, Ph.D., Psychology Professor, and African American Studies Director, and Associate Professor Lisa House, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist. One study examines the differences in attitudes of African Americans, European Americans, and Latinos, toward learning disabilities and the implications for utilization of services and retention. The second study investigates the relationship between political participation, efficacy, cynicism, and media trustworthiness among African American students. The third study analyzes differences in attitudes and experiences of African Americans, European Americans, and Latinos with police.

Moderator

Patience Fetter, WCU Student Volunteer

Presenters

Sidney Miller, Junior, Psychology Major, African American Studies Minor at Millersville University

Ra’Nyah Oden, Junior, Social Work Major, African American Studies Minor at Millersville University

Alexandra Jean-Paul, Senior, Sociology Major, African American Studies Minor at Millersville University