|Sociologist to discuss African-American resilience
RELEASED: Feb. 19, 2004
DANVILLE, KYCentre's anthropology/sociology program will sponsor a guest lecture by Dr. Clarenda Phillips titled "Lifting as We Climb: African-American Resilience." The convocation will take place on Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. in Young Hall, room 101.
Phillips' presentation will focus on social support and coping among African-Americans.
Phillips, an assistant professor of sociology at Morehead State University, is on leave from her faculty position to pursue research as a National Institute of Mental Health Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Behavioral Science at the University of Kentucky.
Phillips, who holds a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has recently published an article in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol, and written an article for a forthcoming issue of the American Journal of Community Psychology.
Her research interests include African-American mental health; social support networks; college student access and retention; and the intersection of race, class and gender.
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