Diversifying Psychological Science: How one institution is building a more diverse academy to tackle issues of inequality

‚ÄúDespite honest efforts led by many universities to develop and recruit diverse scholars, low-income first-generation graduate students and faculty of color remain underrepresented in the psychological sciences notwithstanding absolute numbers improving over time. Of the more than 500 U.S. psychology departments surveyed by the American Psychological Association in 2017, about 70% of...

Developmental Science Calls to Action: Our responsibility as citizen scientists in response to the global pandemic

Note: This is a preliminary/comprehensive exam question turned blog post, hence the longer than normal length and jargon. For a more thorough review on this topic see Van Bavel et al., 2020 and for an action plan for responding specifically to systemic racism see this google doc. Individuals, children, and families across the globe are facing an unprecedented public health and economic crisis....
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