1st Place at the 11th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference 🎉

Our stellar undergraduate, Rasheedah Geneste, presented her findings from the Mother-Child Dynamics Study at the 11th Black Doctoral Network Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Her poster won the best undergraduate poster award. Congratulations, Rasheedah!! 👏

UMD Undergraduate Research Day 2023

💫  Rasheedah presented her poster "Relations Between Emotion Regulation and Internalizing Problems During Adolescence" 💫 

💫  Krita presented her poster "Links Between Adolescents' Expressed Anxiety on Zoom and Anxiety Problems" 💫 

UMD Academic Showcase 2023

Congratulations to Meghan on her excellent academic showcase! 

Summer Scholars & Awardees

Congratulations, Rasheedah!

Congratulations to our outstanding undergraduate research assistant, Rasheedah Geneste, for being selected as a McNair Scholar! As part of this scholarship, Rasheedah will examine the relations between Black caregivers’ emotional well-being, their use of different emotion socialization strategies, and whether these strategies promote or hinder adolescents’ emotional well-being. In addition, she will attend summer classes and workshops that will prepare her for graduate school. Rasheedah’s long-term goal is to complete her graduate studies in Clinical or Counseling Psychology and open a mental health clinic that offers culturally competent therapeutic services to Black families and others. For more information on this scholarship, visit this website

Congratulations, Krita!

Congratulations to our stellar undergraduate research assistant, Krita Patel, for being selected as a UMD Summer Scholar! As a key member of the MCD project, Krita will work with Dr. Zeytinoglu on her independent project examining the moderating role of child temperament in the relation between mothers' characteristics and children's fear learning.