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A Program of Research on the Role of Race in Adolescent Academic and Social Life Online

May 10th, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm

Drawing on developmental theories of race, this presentation will synthesize two decades of research on the messages adolescents send and receive about race online. From articles on the contributions of one’s racial-ethnic group to viral videos of police killings, it outlines how engagement with race-related content and discussions online impacts academic, behavioral and mental health outcomes.


Brendesha Tynes, Associate Professor of Education & Psychology, USC Rossier School of Education, Founding Director of Center for Empowered Learning and Development with Technology

This webinar is open to the Harvard community and is part of a monthly series called “Racism and Health — Understanding & Addressing Its Multiple Mechanism”, sponsored by the Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences.

RVSP for Zoom Information: tinyurl.com/may-sbs-seminar


Date: May 10th, 2021
Time: 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm
Calendars: University-wide Events
Event types: Lectures / Seminars / Forums