Dr. Mello examines topics specific to minority group membership, including stereotype threat and anticipated discrimination in educational and occupational attainment.
4. Jaramillo, J.+^, Mello, Z. R., & Worrell, F. C. (2015). Ethnic identity, stereotype threat, and perceived discrimination among Native American adolescents. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 26, 769-775. http://dx.doi.org.jpllnet.sfsu.edu/10.1111/jora.12228 PDF
3. 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 from diverse racial/ethnic backgrounds. Journal of At-Risk Issues, 17, 9-14. PDF
2. 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. PDF
1. 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 PDF
+Indicates Undergraduate Student Mentee; *Indicates Graduate Student Mentee; ^Indicates Underrepresented Minority