Published Work

Our Research Lab follows an organized schedule regarding the publication of our findings. Explore our list of published works below and contact us to receive further information about the work that we do.

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Peer Reviewed Articles

  1. Griffin, C.B. (accepted). Centering Black Youth Voice by Using Youth Participatory Action Research Methodology. SAGE Research Methods Cases in Psychology.

  2. Griffin, C.B., Stitt, R., L & Henderson, D. (accepted). Investigating school racial climate and private racial regard as risk and protector factors for Black high school students’ school engagement? Journal of Black Psychology

  3. Griffin, C. B., Gray, D. L., Hope, E. C., Metzger, I. W. & Henderson, D. X. (accepted).  Does coping and racial identity promote academic adjustment? Using an equity-elaborated social-emotional learning lens. Urban Education.

  4. Metzger, I., Cooper, S. M., Griffin, C. B., Golden, A. R., Opara, I. & Richwood, T. (accepted). Parenting profiles of academic and racial socialization: Associations with academic engagement and perception of academic ability of African American adolescents. Journal of School Psychology.

  5. Griffin, C. B., Metzger, I., Halliday-Boykins, C.A. & Salzaar, C.A. (in press). Racial fairness, school engagement and school-based discipline outcomes: The important role of gender. School Psychology Review

  6. Grapin, S.L., Griffin, C.B., Brown, J.M., Naser, S.C. & Proctor, S.L. (2019). School-based interventions for reducing youths’ racial and ethnic discrimination. Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 6, 154-161.

  7. Cooper, S.M., Banerjee, M., Griffin, C.B., Glover, C, Shaheed, J., McBride, M., & Burnett, M. (2019). African American fathers’ race-related discussions with their children: Associations with racial identity beliefs and sociodemographic factors. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 28, 2800-2812.

  8. Griffin, C.B. (2018). Exploring associations among African American youths’ perceptions of racial fairness and school engagement: Does gender matter? Journal of Applied School Psychology, 34, 1-22.

  9. Griffin, C. B., (2017). Studying academic achievement-related outcomes among African American youth in two public high schools using a cross-sectional survey design. SAGE Research Methods Cases in Psychology.

  10. Golden, A. R., Griffin, C. B. & Cooper, S.M. (2017). School racial climate and academic outcomes in African American

  11. Griffin, C. B., Cooper, S. M., Metzger, I. W., Golden, A. R., & White, C. N. (2017). School racial climate and the academic achievement of African American high school students: The mediating role of school engagement. Psychology in the Schools, 54, 673-688.

  12. Metzger, I. W., Cooper, S. M., Ritchwood, T. D., Onyeuku, C., & Griffin, C. B. (2017). Profiles of African American college students’ alcohol use and sexual behaviors: Associations with stress, racial discrimination, and social support. The Journal of Sex Research, 54, 374-385.

  13. Cooper, S.M., Smalls-Glover, C., Metzger, I., & Griffin, C. B. (2015). African American fathers’ racial socialization patterns: Associations with and racial identity beliefs and discrimination experiences. Family Relations, 64, 278-290.

  14. Cooper, S.M., White-Johnson, R., Griffin, C. B., Metzger, I., Avery, M., Eaddy, H., Shephard, C., & Guthrie, B. (2015). Community involvement and reduced risk behavior engagement among African American adolescents: The mediating role of empowerment beliefs. Journal of Black Psychology, 41, 415-437.

  15. Cooper, S. M., Brown, C., Metzger, I., Clinton, Y., & Guthrie, B. (2013). Racial discrimination and African American adolescents’ adjustment: Gender variation in family and community social support, promotive and protective factors. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 22, 15-29.

  16. Guthrie, B. J., Cooper, S. M., Brown, C., & Metzger, I. (2012). Degrees of difference among minority female juvenile offenders’ psychological functioning, risk behavior engagement, and health status: A latent profile investigation. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 23, 204-225.

  17. Cooper, S.M., Guthrie, B.J, Metzger, I., & Brown, C. (2011). Daily hassles and African American adolescent females’ psychological functioning: Direct and interactive associations with gender role orientation. Sex Roles, 65, 397-409.

    Edited Journals/Commentaries

  18. Rogers, O., Griffin, C.B. & Warren, C.W. (Eds.) (accepted). Social emotional learning (SEL) for Black students in urban schooling contexts (editorial) in Race, Secondary Education, and Social Emotional Learning for Black Students in Urban Schooling Contexts. Special Issue of Urban Education.

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