Arthur Whaley

University of Texas

Research Initiative:

Arthur Whaley, Professor of Psychology at the University of Texas, will write a book on the impact of racism on mental health, examining the effects of both interpersonal and societal discrimination on African Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans. He will explore how social factors such as citizenship, political participation, and economic well-being affect the mental health of minorities, and their ability to cope with racism in America.


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