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Anderson, Cynthia

Burmeister, Larry

Castellano, Ursula

Faust, Kelly

Hatch, Laurie Russell

Henderson, Debra A.

Hoffman, Bruce

Kaufman, Nicole

Lee, Elizabeth M.

Li, Jieli

Mattley, Christine

Morgan, Charlie V.

Scanlan, Stephen J.

Thorne, Deborah

Vander Ven, Thomas

Welser, Howard T.


Bukky, Molly

Chapman, Kelli

Collins, Rebecca

Deb, Nikhil

Roberson, Roberta

Sauvage, Katlyn

Tufail, Aisha

Vaughan, Staci


Kuhre, Bruce

Myers, Lena

Schwartz, Martin

Shamblin, Don

Shelly, Robert

Dr. Lena Myers

Lena Wright Myers

Emeritus Professor
Ph.D.: Michigan State University, 1973

Contact Information:

Areas of Specialization:
Social Psychology, Theory, Deviant Behavior

Selected Publications:
Myers, Lena Wright. Not Because I am Different – But Because I am Human. (Forthcoming).

Myers, Lena Wright. “Career Goals: Persistence Leads to Success.” Ed. The Black Professionals Guide to Career Success (Book Series). Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, Inc (Forthcoming).

Myers, Lena Wright. “Black Women Coping with Stress in Academia.” Ed. Jean Lau Chin, The Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, Inc (2004).

Myers, Lena Wright. “African American Males Speak: The Lifelong Process,” Journal of African American Studies, Vol. 8 #3. (2004).

Myers, Lena Wright. A Broken Silence: Voices of African American Women in the Academy. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc (2002).

Myers, Lena Wright. “Realities of Academe for African American Women.” Women in Higher Education, Vol. 9 (2000).

Myers, Lena Wright. “The Academic Pendulum and Self-Esteem of African American Males.” African American Research Perspectives, Vol. 6 #3 Fall. (2000).

Myers, Lena Wright. “Black Male Socialization: A Symbolic Interactionist Perspective,” National Social Science Perspectives Journal, Vol. 16 #2. (2000).

Myers, Lena Wright. Black Male Socialization Revisited in the Minds of Respondents. Stanford, CT: JAI Press (1998).



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