Advancing Diversity in Research and Practice

The Advancing Diversity in Research and Practice program promotes education and experiences to undergraduate students to benefit them for future careers in psychology. The program promotes diversity in the field of psychology and is designed for undergraduates who identify as a member of a diverse group or have a strong interest in research of diverse populations. Over the course of two semesters, students are engaged in a research assistantship or internship, and a seminar held at UMass Amherst.

Program Type: 

Course Name and Number: 

PSYCH591-2 credits, PSYCH398B-3 credits,

Impact Area: 

Program Participation: 

Program identifies community participants.

Program Start (and End Dates): 

January 1, 2013

Partner(s): 

United States

Program Director: 

Lisa Harvey

Program Director's Email Address: 

Program Contact: 

Yesel Yoon

Contact Email: 

UNIT: Colleges, Schools, Departments, Centers, and Institutes: 

College of Natural Sciences/Psychology

Organizational elements: 

Student Involvement: 

Yes

This Project Receives External Funding: 

No

Assessment Mechanism: 

No