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About Megyn Jasman
Megyn Jasman is the Assistant Director and Research Coordinator of the Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring at the University of Massachusetts Boston, investigating how the mentoring field can be revolutionized to best support today‘s youth. In the Spring of 2021, Megyn graduated with her Bachelors in Psychological Science from Central Connecticut State University as the Valedictorian in her department. She is furthering her education by working towards a Master’s degree with a specialization in Community Psychology to understand how community-based programs can help prevent the development of adverse mental health conditions, as well as bridge gaps in mental health care. Megyn started as the Lab Manager of the Rhodes Lab working with Dr. Jean Rhodes in the Summer of 2021 and has continued in this role through the Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring and the Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring.
Entries by Megyn Jasman
Our Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Jean Rhodes, has been honored with the Urie Bronfenbrenner Award for for Lifetime Contribution to Developmental Psychology in the Service of Science and Society. The award, given by Division 7 of the American Psychological Association (APA), recognizes an individual whose work, over a lifetime career, has contributed not only to the science […]
Date: Thursday, September 21, 2023, 12:00 PM EST The Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring is hosting a 2023 Webinar Series on Effective Student Mentoring for college and higher-education populations. The next webinar in the series is titled “They Helped Me Fill the Gaps”: Promoting First-Generation College Students’ Help-Seeking Attitudes and Behaviors, and will be led by Dr. Matthew […]
Date: Thursday August 10th, 2023, 12:00 PM EST The Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring is hosting a 2023 Webinar Series on Effective Student Mentoring for college and higher-education populations. The next webinar in the series is titled Supporting College Students with Minoritized Identities Through Mentoring, and will be led by Dr. Elizabeth Raposa, Associate Professor of Psychology at […]
Doctoral Candidate and researcher in community psychology, Yesenia Garcia-Murillo, recently published a study on natural mentoring among college students of color and considerations for their ethnic-racial identity and psychological well-being. Our Assistant Director, Megyn Jasman, sat down with Yesenia to discuss the findings and recommendations for supporting students of color. Megyn: It’s fascinating to see […]
Date: Thursday July 20, 2023, 12:00 PM EST The Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring is hosting a 2023 Webinar Series on Effective Student Mentoring for college and higher-education populations. The 2nd webinar in the series is titled Teaching Students to Recruit Mentors and Build Networks of Support, and will be led by Dr. Sarah Schwartz, Associate […]
Klein, E. R., & Bell, P. (2023). Distributing expertise and building relationships: Designing for relational equity in youth–scientist mentoring interactions. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 27(1). https://openjournals.libs.uga.edu/jheoe/article/view/2771 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Despite the potential science mentoring programs have in promoting interest in STEM, traditional approaches have some limitations in enforcing […]
A new study has been published highlighting the experiences of mentors in cross-racial matches with Black youth. Megyn Jasman interviewed leading author Dr. Kristian Jones, Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Washington, on findings and recommendations for mentoring programs supporting cross-racial matches. Q: Program components and support are crucial […]
Patel, K. N., Lincoln, B., Gomez, L. A. M., Lopez, A. C., Ting, T., Lund, T. J., & Liang, B. (2023). MentorOn: A peer mentoring program developed for COVID‐19 times. Journal of Community Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.23030 Summarized by Megyn Jasman and Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: The COVID-19 pandemic has brought up several concerns about youth […]
Karcher, M. J., Sass, D. A., Herrera, C., DuBois, D. L., Heubach, J., & Grossman, J. B. (2023). Pathways by which case managers’ match support influences youth mentoring outcomes:Testing the systemic model of youth mentoring. Journal of Community Psychology, 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.23010 Summarized by Megyn Jasman Notes of Interest: Match support providers in mentoring programs, such […]
Topics of Interest
- MentorPROFebruary 21, 2023 -
MentorPRO is a leading digital tool platform to support educators to build developmental relationships with their students in easy and fun ways.
- AlongMarch 30, 2022 -
In support of our continued conversation on how to support today’s youth, this issue of the Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring is proudly sponsored by Along, a free digital tool designed to support educators to build developmental relationships with their students in easy and fun ways.
- MENTOR: The National Mentoring PartnershipNovember 12, 2014 -
MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is the unifying champion for expanding quality youth mentoring relationships in the United States. For nearly 25 years, MENTOR has served the mentoring field by providing a public voice, developing and delivering resources to mentoring programs nationwide and promoting quality for mentoring through standards, cutting-edge research and state of the art tools.
- Academic Web PagesAugust 6, 2012 -
Academic Web Pages is the leading provider of customized websites for researchers, centers, nonprofits, and universities. AWP designed and has contributed generously to the creation of the Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring.