Adrienne R. Carter-Sowell
Assistant Professor of Africana Studies and Psychology
Office: 270 Psychology Building
Ph.D., Purdue University (2010)
My program of research focuses on intersectionality (i.e., the simultaneous identities of self and the complex interactions that exist for each person among their various social roles). Given my jointly appointed (50%/50%) faculty position in the Psychology Department and the Africana Studies Program, I apply theoretical concepts of intersectionality to the choices I make in research, teaching, and service activities.
My goals in research, teaching, and service are (1) to increase people’s successful navigation of their multiple, simultaneous identities of self and (2) to understand how diversity within diversity categories (such as race/ethnicity, gender, class, and age) can affect how people respond in different situations in order (3) to improve the situations to reduce maltreatment of persons based on their intersectional identities.
American Psychological Association, Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity Grant, (05/01/2016-09/30/2016). Co-PI. Total budget requested: $15,360.00, Awarded: 02/2016.
National Science Foundation, BCS Social Psychology Division, Science of Broadening Participation Grant: SBP: Double dose disparities for African American and Hispanic/Latino persons: When social and physical pain overlap. (09/01/2016-08/31/2019). PI with Co-PI: Vani Mathur. Total budget requested: $881,951.00,Date submitted: 01/2016.
Texas A & M University Office for Diversity, 2015-2016 Diversity Matters Seed Grant Program From clicks to consequences: Exploring the visibility of faculty of color as viable members of the TAMU academic community, (12/16/2016-8/31/2016). PI. Total funded: $3,500.00.
National Science Foundation Grant # 1308144 – Collaborative research: Advancing interdisciplinary STEM graduate education for underrepresented minorities in energy and sustainability disciplines. (09/17/2013-2/28/2017). Co-PI. Total funded: $1.2 million.
Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research Texas A & M University Faculty Research Fellowship – Workplace exclusion: The link between out-of-the-loop experiences and the retention of women and racial/ethnic minority faculty in the professoriate. (09/01/2014-8/15/2015). PI. Total funded: $5,000.00.