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!
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 […]
Margarett McBride, a Developmental Psychology and StAR Lab 2nd year graduate student, received the UNC IPRC Injury and Violence Prevention Fellowship Award. The IVP fellowship provides a variety of mentorship and career development opportunities and a stipend to support travel, conference and meeting attendance, research project expenses, and other professional development or training opportunities.
Marketa Burnett is serving on the UNC Department of Psychology & Neuroscience’s Graduate Advisory Council for 2019-2020.