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Jackie H

- Research Program Mentor

PhD Doctor of Philosophy


Sport and Performance Psychology, Multicultural counseling, Counseling theories, Social psychology, Positive psychology, Mental health within disenfranchised communities, Wellbeing

Project ideas

Project ideas are meant to help inspire student thinking about their own project. Students are in the driver seat of their research and are free to use any or none of the ideas shared by their mentors.

Designing and completing a research project

Were you ever curious about the experiences of other people? Or maybe you've wondered if your personal experiences are reflective of larger dynamics. A qualitative research project will allow you to hear people's stories while reflecting on your own. In this project, we would work together to identify a phenomenon that you're curious about, create a research design, formulate interview protocol, make sense of the data together, and identify possible implications.

Students or Professionals of Color in Predominantly White Environments/Industries

What are some of the experiences that BIPOC individuals have within their specific industry or environment? When working or living in predominantly White environments, what is the larger impact on one's self concept and one's psychological well-being? To what extent do BIPOC individuals utilize intrapersonal versus interpersonal coping strategies?

Writing a Literature Review

In this project, you will learn how to choose effective and reputable sources of information in order to illustrate a larger story. We will work together to identify how different pieces of information (i.e, publications, data, media sources, etc.) fit together to form a new understanding, how to effectively communicate the synthesized information to a specific audience, and how to identify the gaps in the current literature. This process will help you gain a deeper understanding of your chosen topic and provide you with directions for future research projects.

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