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Time and trust trump all: An examination of social capital, race and class in mentoring relationships

What’s in a relationship? An examination of social capital, race and class in mentoring relationships

Gaddis, S. (2012). What’s in a relationship? An examination of social capital, race and class in mentoring relationships. Social Forces, 90 (4), 1237-1269.

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For Young African Americans, Emotional Support Found To Buffer the Biological Toll of Racial Discrimination

Screen Shot 2013-11-13 at 7.01.20 PMby Hannah Klein, SRCD

African American youth who report experiencing frequent discrimination during adolescence are at risk for developing heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and stroke in later years, according … Read the rest

Teacher’s Perceptions of Student Disadvatage Negatively Impact Teacher-Student Relationship

Young boy raising his hand in classroomFitzpatrick, C., Côté-Lussier, C., Pagani, L. S., & Blair, C. (2013). I Don’t think you like me very much: Child minority status and disadvantage predict relationship quality with teachers. Youth & Society, 1-17. DOI: 10.1177/0044118X13508962.

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Professor Noelle Hurd joins the Chronicle editorial board

Screen Shot 2014-09-19 at 1.44.47 PMNoelle Hurd, Ph.D.,  Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia has joined the editorial board of the Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring. Noelle brings a wealth of experience and insight to this post. In her work, she has paid … Read the rest

How natural mentors help youth develop strong racial identities: Implications for school success

Child Development, 83 (4), 1196-1212.

Natural mentors as key factors in promoting both racial identity and educational attainment among African American teens

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Great disparities in educational attainment exist between White and African American students. These differences can lead to … Read the rest

Matching by Race and Gender in STEM-based Mentoring Relationships

Matching by Race and Gender in STEM-based Mentoring Relationships - The Chronicles of Evidence-Based MentoringBlake-Beard, S. (2011)., Matching by Race and Gender in Mentoring Relationships: Keeping our Eyes on the Prize.  Journal of Social Issues, Vol. 67, No. 3, 2011, pp. 622–643

Dr. Stacy Blake-Beard, whose work focuses on college and graduate student … Read the rest

Nationwide Effort to Recruit Male Mentors for 12,000 African American Boys

fNationwide Effort to Recruit Male Mentors for 12,000 African American Boys - The Chronicles of Evidence-Based Mentorshiprom PRNewswire

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — When renowned radio personality Michael Baisden posted “A real man takes care of his kids no matter what the relationship is with the mother of the child,” on his Facebook … Read the rest

Rising Star: A Conversation with Professor Noelle Hurd - The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

★ Rising Star: A conversation with Professor Noelle Hurd

Noelle M. Hurd, PhD, MPH - Chronicle of Evidence-Based MentoringNoelle M. Hurd, PhD, MPH is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Virginia. Over the years, I have been very impressed with Noelle’s scholarship on mentoring. And, this week, we are featuring one Read the rest