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Josefina Bañales

Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychology

Research Scientist, Learning Research & Development Center

Bañales, J., Mathews, C. J., Hayat, N., Anyiwo, N., & Diemer, M. A. (2019). Latinx and Black American young adults’ civic/political action pathways. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 26, 176-188.

Bañales, J., Marchand, A. D., Skinner, O., Anyiwo, N., Rowley, S. J., & Kurtz-Costes, B. (2019). Black adolescents’ critical reflection development: Parents’ racial socialization and attributions about race achievement gaps. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 30, 403-417.

Diemer, M. A., Voight, A., Marchand, A. D., & Bañales, J. (2019). Political identification, political ideology, critical social analysis of inequality. Developmental Psychology, 55, 538-549.

Aldana, A., Bañales, J., & Richards-Schuster, K. (2019). Youth anti-racist engagement: Conceptualization, development, and validation of an anti-racism action scale. Adolescent Research Review. 4, 369-381.

Mathews, C. J., Medina, M., Bañales, J., Pinetta, B. J., Marchand, A. D., Agi, A. C., Miller, S. M., Hoffman, A. J., Diemer, M. A. & Rivas-Drake, D. (2019). Mapping the intersections of adolescents’ ethnic-racial identity and critical consciousness. Adolescent Research Review.

Rapa, L. J., Diemer, M. A., & Bañales, J. (2018). Critical action as a pathway to social mobility among marginalized youth. Developmental Psychology, 54, 127–137.

Hope, E. C., & Bañales, J. (2018). Black early adolescent critical reflection of inequitable sociopolitical conditions: A qualitative investigation. Journal of Adolescent Research, 34, 167-200.

Anyiwo, N., Bañales, J., Rowley, S. J., Watkins, D. C., & Richards-Schuster, K. (2018). Sociocultural influences on the sociopolitical development of African American youth. Child Development Perspectives, 12, 1–6.

Camacho, T. C., Bañales, J., Lima Cross, F., Marchand, A., & Rivas-Drake, D. (2017). Psychological aspects of ethnic identity and their associations with social behavior. In A. W. Blume (Ed.) Social issues in living color: Challenges and solutions from the perspective of ethnic minority psychology (Vol. 1, pp. 165-187). Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger Books.

Lozada, F. T., Jagers, R. J., Smith, C. D., Bañales, J., & Hope, E. C. (2017). Prosocial behaviors of Black adolescent boys: An application of a sociopolitical development theory. Journal of Black Psychology, 43, 493–516.

Kudos to Josefina Bañales, Assistant Professor, Psychology, Ming-Te Wang, Associate Professor, Education and Psychology, and James Huguley, Interim Director, Center on Race and Social Problems and Assistant Professor, School of Social Work for receiving an LRDC internal grant for their work: “Can We Talk About Race? Racial Socialization in Homes and Schools, Youth’s Critical Consciousness, and Academic Achievement.”

May 15, 2020