Adolescents' Adjustment

Examining neighborhood, school, peer, and family influences on minority adolescents' mental health and academics.

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Emerging Adults' Well-Being

Investigating identity, rumination, discrimination, stress, and family qualities related to mental health of diverse emerging adults.

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Program Evaluation

Evaluating university programs (e.g., peer/faculty mentoring, probono tax preparation) and community programs (e.g., parenting/nutrition education)

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Department Assessment

Assessing whether the Psychology Department accomplishes it's goals and meets the student learning outcomes (SLOs) established by APA.

Scott W. Plunkett, PhD

Principal Investigator

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Sierra Hall 306e
Department of Psychology
California State University Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8255

Past Research Projects

Conducting research to improve lives

Past Research Assistants

What are they doing now?

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    Armando Carrasco, MS

    Student Development Advisor
    Palm Beach State College
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    Mayra Bamaca Colbert, PhD

    Assistant Professor, HDFS
    Pennsylvania State University
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    Staceylee Longmore, PhD

    Associate Professor, Child Development
    Pierce Community College