Discrimination & Substance Use Project

This project investigates the influence of discrimination on adolescents’ substance use outcomes using data from the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study

Funding: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities


Peer and Diversity (PAD) Project

This project investigates how ethnic/racial and cultural processes in peer groups influence adolescents' cognitive, psychological, and physical well-being. This project follows 9th graders in high school and collects daily diary data annually.

Funding: William T. Grant Foundation, MSU Social Science College Faculty Initiatives Fund


Congruence & Social Norm Project

This project investigates adolescents’ substance use and risky sexual behaviors in diverse ethnic groups using nationally representative data from The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health.

Funding: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.