Art Nezu Dissertation Diversity Award

This prestigious award recognizes an individual whose dissertation makes an outstanding contribution to the field of diversity reflecting an ABPP specialty.

Year Awardee Title of Dissertation
Jasmin Brooks, MA, LPA
COVID-19, Racial Discrimination, and Suicidality for Black Young Adults: Examining a Model of Racial Healing
Diana M. Diaków, PhD
Humanitarian Worker's Perspectives on Mental Health and Resilience of Refugee Youth: Implications for School Psychology
Keisha A. April, PhD
Let's Talk about the Police: The Role of Race and Intergenerational Transmission of Police Legitimacy Attitudes in the Legal Socialization of Youth
Andrew Young Choi, PhD
Behavioral Risk in Bisexual Youth: Comparing First- and Second-Order Latent Class Typologies
Jamey Leeanne Rislin, PhD, MSW, LCSW
Your Stress Ain't Like Mine! A Mixed Methodological Study Focused on the Impact of the Chronic Racial Stress Response and Coping on the Health of Adult African/Black Americans
Maggi A. Price, M.A., PhD
The Effects of Identity-Based Victimization on Youth: An Intersectional Examination of Mental Health, Academic Achievement, and the Impact of Teacher-Student Relationships
Luz Maria Garcini, PhD, MPH
Mental Health of Undocumented Mexican Immigrants Living in High Risk Neighborhoods Near the California-Mexico Border
Brian A. Feinstein, PhD, ABPP
Coping with Sexual Orientation Related Stress: A Weekly Diary Study of Gay Men
Elizabeth Marie Abrams, PhD
Engagement and Struggle for Beloved Community: Old Lesbians Building Community Through Participatory Action Research
Lauren K. Richards, M.A.
Racial/Ethnic Differences in Binge-Eating Prevalence, Clinical and Cognitive Symptoms, and Treatment Retention/Outcome in a Community Hospital Weight-Management Sample