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 […]
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.
Silver Wolf (Adelv unegv Waya), D. A. P., Perkins, J., Butler-Barnes, S. T., & Walker, T. A., Jr. (2017). Social belonging and college retention: Results from a quasi-experimental pilot study. Journal of College Student Development, 58(5), 777–782. doi:10.1353/csd.2017.0060
Seventeen middle-school girls recently completed “Celebrating the Strengths of Black Girls,” a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math program for racial and ethnic minority girls in the St. Louis region.
The Collaboration on Race, Inequality, and Social Mobility in America examines the impact of inequality and structural racism on people of color in our country.
Butler-Barnes, S. T., Martin, P. P., Copeland-Linder, N., Seaton, E., Matusko, N., Caldwell, C. H., & Jackson, J. S. (2016). The protective role of religious involvement in African American and Caribbean Black adolescents’ experiences of racial discrimination. Youth & Society, 50(5), 659–687. doi:10.1177/0044118X15626063
Butler-Barnes, S. T., Estrada-Martinez, L., Colin, R. J., & Jones, B. D. (2015). School and peer influences on the academic outcomes of African American adolescents. Journal of Adolescence, 44, 168–181. doi:10.1016/j.adolescence.2015.07.007
Patterson, D. A., Butler-Barnes, S. T., & Van Zile-Tamsen, C. (2015). American Indian/Alaskan Native college drop out: Recommendations for increasing retention and graduation. Washington University Journal of American Indian & Alaska Native Health, 1(1), article 1. http://openscholarship.wustl.edu/nativehealth/vol1/iss1/1
Patterson, D. A., & Butler-Barnes, S. T. (2015). Impact of the academic-social context on American Indian/Alaska Native Student’s academic performance. Washington University Journal of American Indian & Alaskan Native Health, 1(1), article 3. http://openscholarship.wustl.edu/nativehealth/vol1/iss1/3
Patterson, D. A., & Butler-Barnes, S. T. (2015). Impact of the academic-social context on American Indian/Alaska Native students’ academic performance (CSD Working Paper No. 15-02). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.
Patterson, D. A., Butler-Barnes, S. T., & Van Zile-Tamsen, C. (2015). American Indian/Alaskan Native college dropout: Recommendations for increasing retention and graduation (CSD Working Paper No. 15-03). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.
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.
Butler-Barnes, S. T., Chavous, T. M., Hurd, N., & Varner, F. (2013). African American adolescents academic persistence: A strengths-based approach. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 42(9), 1443–1458. doi:10.1007/s10964-013-9962-0
Butler-Barnes, S. T., Williams, T., & Chavous, T. M. (2012). Racial pride and religiosity among African American boys: Implications for academic motivation and achievement. Journal of Youth & Adolescence, 41(4), 486–498. doi:10.1007/s10964-011-9675-1
Butler-Barnes, S. T., Chavous, T. M., & Zimmerman, M. (2011). Exposure to violence and achievement motivation beliefs: Moderating roles of cultural-ecological factors. Race and Social Problems, 3(2), 75–91. doi:10.1007/s12552-011-9044-4
Martin, P., Leach, M., Bowles, T., Manesh, A., Adkins, L., & Butler-Barnes, S. T. (2009). Underachievement and success of African American males in school settings: Integrating critical race and ecological perspectives. Journal of Minority Issues and Economic Development, 48–71.