Star Lab Graduate Student, Margarett McBride, is awarded NSF GRFP and Ford Predoctoral Fellowships

Star Lab Graduate Student, Margarett McBride, is awarded NSF GRFP and Ford Predoctoral Fellowships

Margarett McBride, a Developmental Psychology and StAR Lab 3rd year graduate student, received the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Award and Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship awards.

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes outstanding graduate students in the STEM fields. The fellowship is accompanied by 3-years of financial support from NSF and international research and professional development opportunities. Margarett was selected for this prestigious fellowship to pursue her project titled, “African American Fathers’ Socialization About Community Violence: Examining Process and Impact.”

The Ford Predoctoral Fellowship seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and universities faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the education benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

Margarett was selected for this prestigious fellowship due to her extensive service and to pursue her project centered around an ecological momentary assessment of community violence exposure and socialization for Black fathers and their children.

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