Natalie will begin her doctoral training in Developmental Psychology at Fordham University.
Marketa will be completing a 1-year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of South Carolina, then moving onto a tenure-track faculty position in Human Development and Africana Studies at the University of Connecticut!
Janae Shaheed recently awarded a Community Engagement Fellowship from UNC’s Center for Public Service!
Since 2019, the StarLab has engaged in a partnership with the Durham County Women’s Commission (www.durhamwomen.org) to identify key well-being and health concerns of girls and women in the Durham community. Additionally, the REACH partnership is focused on developing a range of collaborative projects with community organization that use evidence-based science to improve the lives […]
“Navigating Parenting (and Family) Concerns in the Era of COVID-19” Women’s Health Awareness Virtual Series – “RealTalk with the Experts”, Panel: “Enhancing Family Mental Health in the Era of COVID” Presentation Date: Thursday, March 11, 2021
Interview with Dr. Cooper discussing ways that we can support students, parents & teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen to the audio here Media: Back To School In North Carolina: A Statewide Special on COVID-19
New Publication: African American fathers’ race-related concerns for the adolescents and parenting strategies
Watch a video of study highlights here Cooper, S. M., Burnett, M., Johnson, M. S., Brooks, J., Shaheed, J., & McBride, M. (2020). ‘That is why we raise children’: African American fathers’ race-related concerns for their adolescents and parenting strategies. Journal of Adolescence, 82, 67-81. Read More
Recent article with Dr. Cooper, highlighting how Black families help their children cope with racism. Black Families Use “The Talk” to Help Their Children Cope with Racism
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 […]