Scholars gather for ‘Race at the Forefront,’ CRISMA’s inaugural conference

More than 225 people from various parts of the country gathered at the Brown School for the Collaboration on Race, Inequality, and Social Mobility in America’s inaugural conference March 28-29. The event, entitled “Race at the Forefront: Sharpening a Focus on Race in Applied Research,” brought together scholars who are working toward the elimination of […]

NSF funds research into impact of race, gender in U.S. schools

​Sheretta Butler-Barnes, associate professor of social work at the Brown School and faculty director of Youth Development at the Center for Social Development, and Odis Johnson, associate professor of education and of sociology, in Arts & Sciences, have received a National Science Foundation grant of $100,000.

Flint Adolescent Study: A Longitudinal Examination of Social Support and Academic Motivational Beliefs of African American Adolescents

Butler-Barnes, S. T., Hurd, N., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2013). Flint adolescent study: A longitudinal examination of social support and achievement motivational beliefs of African American Adolescents. In C. Camp Yeakey, V. L. Sanders Thompson, & A. Wells (Eds.), Urban ills: Twenty-first-century complexities of urban living in global contexts (Vol. 2, pp. 133–152). Lanham, MD: Lexington.