Black History Month 2019: Meet Elan Hope and Blair Kelley
February is Black History Month, a vital opportunity to honor black legacies, histories and accomplishments. It’s also a chance to amplify ongoing research into the black experience.
Bias-Based Bullying Does More Harm, Is Harder to Protect Against
A new study from NC State psychologists finds bias-based bullying does more harm to students than generalized bullying, particularly for students who are targeted because of multiple identities, such as race and gender.
In the News: Parents Can Help Kids Stand Up To Bullying
Research by NC State psychologists Kelly Lynn Mulvey and Elan Hope shows that children who have good relationships and an open line of communication with their parents are most able to prevent bullying before it happens.
Study Examines Student Involvement in Racial Justice Movements
A new study finds that women college students are more active than men in racial justice movements — and that what drives Black students to engage is different from what drives Latino students.
Helping Youth Cope with the Consequences of Discrimination
Be proud of being Black, take care of your mental health, and find constructive ways to confront institutional racism. That’s the advice that a team of psychology researchers has for young African-American adults who are dealing with the consequences of racial discrimination — and tips they want to share with psychologists, counselors and health care professionals who work with young African-Americans.