Diverse Groups

Dr. Mello examines topics specific to minority group membership including anticipated discrimination in educational and occupational attainment and stereotype threat.

 

Key References

 

+Jaramillo, J. N., Mello, Z. R., &, Worrell, F. C. (2013, April). Perceived discrimination, stereotype threat, and optimism among Native American adolescents. Poster presented at the Colorado Springs Undergraduate Research Forum, Colorado Springs, Colorado. 

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Mello, Z. R., Mallett, R. K., Andretta, J. R., & Worrell, F. C. (2012). Stereotype threat and school belonging in adolescents from diverse racial/ethnic backgrounds. Journal of At-Risk Issues, 17, 9-14.

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Hand, L. H.+, Mello, Z. R., & Anton-Stang, H.M.* (2012).  An investigation of gender, perceived gender-barriers to a future occupation, and academic achievement among delinquent adolescents. Modern Psychological Science, 17, 19-26.

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Mallett, R. K., Mello, Z. R., Wagner, D. E., Worrell, F. C., Burrow, R. N., & Andretta, J. R. (2011). Do I belong? It depends on when you ask. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 17, 432-436. doi: 10.1037/a0025455

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+Indicates Undergraduate Student Mentee; *Indicates Graduate Student Mentee.