The End

I’m now in the 6th week of my project and I have no idea where the time went! I am currently in the final stages of the project and am working to tie up all loose ends. With all of the interviews completed and over half of them transcribed and summarized, I am spending these […]

Weeks 3 and 4

I’m still at it! Week 3 of my project consisted of completing my literature review as well as determining the structure of the creative manuscript that will accompany my final paper. As far as structure goes, I’ve decided that the creative manuscript will consist of 10 to 12 poems and creative non-fiction entries that were […]

Weeks One and Two

Using interdisciplinary methods consisting of interviews, self-report measures, and a GPA comparative assessment, my research project evaluates several aspects of the lives and perspectives of African American youth—specifically academic performance, familial/intimate relationships, and self-esteem—through the lenses of cultural identity and gender stereotypes and differences,  as well as societal beauty norms. All of the research takes […]