Join us as we learn about innovative research by the 2022-23 recipients of the PRC’s Early Career Diversity Research Award. Since 2020, the Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center (PRC) has awarded research funding each fall to select graduate students or early career researchers working to support the well-being of diverse populations.
Speakers and Topics
Ethnicity-specific risk and protective factors for coping-motivated alcohol use and consequences — Katja Waldron, doctoral candidate in biobehavioral heath
The role of gender identity policies in the behavioral health of gender minorities — Jilli Jung, doctoral student in education policy studies
The impact of geography and campus size: A community-based investigation of alcohol culture on small, rural campuses — Jessica Saalfield, assistant professor of psychology at Penn State Schuylkill; and Nicole Ryerson, assistant professor of psychology at Penn State Lehigh Valley
Examining the effect of non-contributory social pension programs on depression among the elderly adults in Mexico — Nigel James, doctoral candidate in health policy and administration
Violence and women’s health: A case of Dalit women forced to practice chhaupadi — Supriya Joshi, doctoral student in rural sociology