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Psychology

Ekeoma Uzogara, Ph.D., M.P.H.

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Psychology

Wayne Hall
125 West Rosedale Avenue
West Chester, PA 19383


Undergraduate Office: 5th Floor Room 502
Phone: 610-436-2945
Undergraduate Email: psych@wcupa.edu


Graduate Office: 5th Floor Room 506
Phone: 610-436-2532
Graduate Email: BFitzgerald@wcupa.edu


Ekeoma Uzogara, Ph.D., M.P.H.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D., University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Office Hours Fall 2017

  • Monday 4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Tuesday 5:00pm - 6:30pm
  • Thursday 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Courses Typically Taught

  • PSY246 Research Methods
  • PSY254 Social Psychology
  • PSY365 Psychology of Women
  • PSY609 Advanced Social Psychology

Brief Description of Research Interests

Discrimination, stress, social class, social influences on health, social constructions of gender

Selected Publications

Uzogara, E. (2017). Dark and sick, light and healthy: Black women’s complexion-based health disparities. Ethnicity and Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/13557858.2017.1315376

Uzogara, E. & Jackson, J.S. (2016). Perceived skin tone discrimination across contexts: African American women’s reports. Race and Social Problems, 8, 147-159. doi: 10.1007/s12552-016-9172-y

Uzogara, E. (2015). Perceptions of motherhood: Differences among racial majority and minority women. International Journal of Culture and History, 1, 67-70. doi: 10.18178/ijch.2015.1.1.012

Uzogara, E., Lee, H., Abdou, C., & Jackson, J.S. (2014). A comparison of skin tone discrimination among African American men: 1995 and 2003. Psychology of Men and Masculinity, 15, 201-­212. doi: 10.1037/a0033479