Examining Contextual Qualities Related to Adjustment

Context Matters

The "A Lab" focuses on on how society, community, family, peers, school climate, and individual qualities relate to adjustment, well-being, and academics in diverse populations (e.g., ethnic/cultural groups, immigrants, LGBs, deaf people).

Enhancing community/university programs through evaluation and assessment

Ensuring Quality Programs

The "A Lab" conducts evaluation of community programs (e.g., parenting education, nutrition education, tax help) and university programs (e.g., peer/faculty mentoring, peer learning facilitators) as well as department assessment).

Principal Investigator, Professor of Psychology, CSU Northridge

Scott W. Plunkett, Ph.D.

To create a sense of community, train future scientists, conduct quality research ... and have fun!

"A Lab" Mission