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Mia Smith Bynum
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Virginia, 1999
African American family processes, parenting in ecological context, African American mental health, adolescent mental health, racial identity, racism and health, risk and resilience in African American youth.
National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health: Discrimination, Parenting, & Resilience in Black Youth.
Lambert, S. F., Bynum, M. S., Herman, K. C., & Ialongo, N. S. (2009). Perceptions of racism and depressive symptoms in African American Adolescents: The role of perceived academic and social control. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 38, 519-531.
Bynum, M. S., Best, C., Barnes, S. L., & Burton, E. T. (2008). Racism and internalizing symptoms among African American late adolescent males: Investigating the role of private regard. Journal of African American Studies, 12, 142-155.
Usher-Seriki, K. K., Bynum, M. S., & Callands, T. C. (2008). Mother-daughter communication about sex and sexual intercourse among middle- to upper-class African American girls. Journal of Family Issues, 29, 901-917.
Bynum, M. S. (2007). African American mother-daughter communication about sex and daughters’ sexual behavior: Does college racial composition make a difference? Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 13, 151-160.
Bynum, M. S., Burton, E. T., & Best, C. (2007). Racism experiences and psychological functioning in African American college freshmen: Is racial socialization a moderator? Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 13, 64-71.
Bynum, M. S., & Kotchick, B. A. (2006). Mother-adolescent relationship quality and autonomy as predictors of psychosocial adjustment in African American adolescents. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 15, 528-541.
Bynum, M. S., & Brody, G. H. (2005). Coping behaviors, parenting, and perceptions of children’s internalizing and externalizing problems in rural African American mothers. Family Relations, 54, 58-71.
Murry, V. M., Bynum, M. S., Brody, G. H., Willert, A., & Stephens, D. (2001). African American single mothers and children in context: A review of studies on risk and resilience. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 4, 133-155.
Sellers, R. M., Smith, M. A., Shelton, J. N., Johnson, S. A. J. & Chavous, T. M. (1998). Multidimensional model of racial identity: A reconceptualization of African American Racial Identity. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 2, 18-39.
Sellers, R. M., Chavous, T. M., Rowley, S. A. J., Shelton, J. N., & Smith, M. A. (1997). The Multidimensional Inventory of Black Identity: Preliminary investigation of construct validity and reliability. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 73, 805-815.