Research Seminar - “A Theory of Racial Socialization for African American Adolescents and Families”


Research Seminar - “A Theory of Racial Socialization for African American Adolescents and Families”


Presenter: Mia A. Smith-Bynum, PhD, Professor, Department of Family Science, Director, Black Families Research Group, University of Maryland College Park


Date: February 17, 2022, 12:15 P.M. – 1:45 P.M.


Mia Smith-Bynum, Ph.D. is Professor of Family Science and Director of the Black Families Research Group in the School of Public Health at the University of Maryland, College Park. She holds a doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of Virginia. She completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in child and family development at the University of Georgia. Dr. Smith-Bynum is an expert in African American mental health, adolescent mental health, parenting, and family communication about racial issues. She is co-author of the Multidimensional Model of Racial Identity (MMRI) and the Multidimensional Inventory of Black Identity (MIBI). She is the Deputy Director of Community Engagement for the Prevention Research Center at University of Maryland. Dr. Smith-Bynum is the past Chair of the Black Caucus of the Society for Research in Child Development. Her research has been supported by external grants from several entities, including the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.


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