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Eleanor Seaton

Associate Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 3701
Assoc Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 3701
Biography: 

Eleanor Seaton studies racial discrimination and racial identity among African American and Caribbean Black youth. Her work focuses on resilience and positve youth development because she desires to understand how some Black youth thrive despite the pervasiveness of racial discrimination. She completed her postdoctoral work at the Program for Research on Black Americans at the University of Michigan. 

 

Fax: 
(480) 965-6779
Education: 
  • Ph.D. Developmental Psychology, Temple University
  • Master's degree. Social-Organizational Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Bachelor's degree. Psychology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

 

Research Interests: 

Dr. Seaton studies racial discrimination and racial identity among African American and Caribbean Black youth.  Dr. Seaton's work focuses on resilience and positve youth development because she desires to understand how some Black youth thrive despite the pervasiveness of racial discrimination.

Publications: 
  • Rivas-Drake, D., Seaton, E.K., Markstrom, C., Schwartz, S.J., Umana-Taylor, A.J., French, S., Syed, M., Yip, T., & Lee, R.M. Ethnic-racial identity in childhood and adolescence: Implications for psychosocial, academic and health outcomes. Child Development (2014).
  • Seaton, E.K. & Douglass, S. School diversity and racial discrimination among African American adolescents. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, (2014).
  • Seaton, E.K., Upton, R.D., Gilbert, A.N. & Volpe, V. A moderated mediation model: Racial discrimination, coping strategies and racial identity among Black adolescents. Child Development (2014).
Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
FAS 370Family Ethnic & Cultural Diver
FAS 390Supervised Research Experience
FAS 499Individualized Instruction
FAS 799Dissertation
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
FAS 390Supervised Research Experience
FAS 591Seminar
FAS 792Research
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
FAS 390Supervised Research Experience
CDE 590Reading and Conference
FAS 592Research
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
AFR 370Family Ethnic & Cultural Diver
FAS 370Family Ethnic & Cultural Diver
FAS 498Pro-Seminar
FAS 592Research
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
AFR 370Family Ethnic & Cultural Diver
FAS 370Family Ethnic & Cultural Diver
FAS 390Supervised Research Experience
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
AFR 370Family Ethnic & Cultural Diver
FAS 370Family Ethnic & Cultural Diver
FAS 390Supervised Research Experience
FAS 591Seminar
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
AFR 370Family Ethnic & Cultural Diver
FAS 370Family Ethnic & Cultural Diver
FAS 390Supervised Research Experience
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SOC 591Seminar
CDE 591Seminar
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
FAS 370Family Ethnic & Cultural Diver
AFR 370Family Ethnic & Cultural Diver
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
AFR 370Family Ethnic & Cultural Diver
FAS 370Family Ethnic & Cultural Diver
SOC 591Seminar
FAS 591Seminar