Fatima Alesia Varner
, The University of Texas at Austin
BiographyFatima Varner is a graduate of Northwestern University's Ph.D. program in Human Development and Social Policy and received her bachelor's degree from North Carolina State University. She also was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Center for the Study of Black Youth in Context at the University of Michigan.
Varner's major research interests include the roles of ethnicity, gender, and context on parenting, family processes, and adolescent outcomes. She is especially interested in the pathways through which racial discrimination influences parenting and adolescents’ academic achievement in African American families. In addition, she studies how contextual factors influence African American mothers’ psychological well-being.
|2010||PhD, Human Development and Social Policy||Northwestern University|
|2008||MA, Human Development and Social Policy||Northwestern University|
|2004||BA Psychology||North Carolina State University|
|2010||The influence of differential parenting on gender differences in African American adolescents' outcomes||Download Adobe Acrobat PDF|
|2016 - Current||
Assistant Professor, The University of Texas at Austin
Human Development and Family Sciences 108 E. Dean Keeton St., Stop A2702
Austin TX 78712
Assistant Professor, Fordham University
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan
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