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Woodjerry Louis
Posted On August 19, 2022 7:16 pm
FOCUS Woodjerry is interested in examining how oppression, marginalization, structural racism, and intersectionality identities shape the risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviors in black adolescents. The suicide death rate has increased in black adolescent youth faster than in any other racial/ethnic group. He seeks to address this issue by using community science research to turn… View Article
Melissa Horner
Posted On November 29, 2020 2:06 pm
FOCUS Every day, tribal nations and Native individuals interrupt and heal the effects of intergenerational historical trauma caused by past and present settler colonization. Melissa’s research focuses on how, when, and where these Native-led healing approaches occur. To explore and understand the particularities, she draws on community-based participatory Indigenous methodologies and takes an interdisciplinary approach… View Article
Tyler Jimenez
Posted On July 23, 2019 2:01 pm
FOCUS Tyler Jimenez is broadly interested in how people respond to threats, be that to their society, worldview, or even existence, and how these responses affect health and intergroup relations. This has led to research on topics such as racist backlash against social progress and policy decisions in the face of shifting racial demographics. In… View Article

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