GTY's Research Power Hour features early career scholars engaged in interesting and important work around thriving youth. Join us to broaden your knowledge and your circle of research colleagues!
Dr. Johari Harris
Research Assistant Professor, School of Education and Human Development
University of Virginia
Dr. Johari Harris examines how social identities, specifically race and gender, along with cultural values systems, like Afro-centric values, influence African American adolescents social-emotional competencies. Her research is grounded in intersectionality, developmental psychology, and social psychology theories.
Dr. Onnie Rogers
Assistant Profession, Department of Psychology
Dr. Onnie Rogers's research investigates identity development among racially diverse youth in urban contexts. She studies how children and adolescents make sense of their racial, ethnic and gender identities; how cultural stereotypes and expectations shape the development and intersectionality of these identities; and the ways in which multiple identities influence adolescents’ social-emotional and academic outcomes.