Sheretta Butler-Barnes

CSD Faculty Director; Washington University in St. Louis
Youth Development

Sheretta Butler-Barnes is a professor at the Brown School at Washington University and co-leads youth development.

Faculty Profile

CSD Publications


CSD Projects

Celebrating Strengths of Black Girls

Youth Development

We work to advance equity for girls of color. This project focuses on building resiliency, and it identifies assets that are protective factors.

Strengths-Based Assets of Black Adolescents

Youth Development

We explore how black youth draw on personal and cultural resources to thrive despite challenges to their identities from institutional racism.

The Criminal Brand: America’s Invisible Class

Youth Development

We work to expand the audience of testimonies from youth and children affected by the cycle of incarceration, violence and disenfranchisement.