Loyola University Chicago

Department of Psychology

Committee on Diversity Affairs (CODA)

Mission
 
To promote and foster an academic community that celebrates and supports diversity in multiple areas of departmental life.
 
Goals
  • Provide support, networking opportunities and mentoring to students of diverse backgrounds
  • Increase and support culturally sensitive research on diversity topics
  • Promote the inclusion of diversity throughout our curriculum
  • Give students experiential learning opportunities that address diversity issues
Sponsored Activities
  • Colloquia/Invited Speakers
  • Brown Bag Discussions
  • Student/Faculty Receptions
  • Graduate Student Professional Development
  • Diversity-related Course Development
Contact us
Resources
 
Upcoming Events
 April 26, 4:00PM
 Galvin Auditorium  
 
CODA Affiliated Psychology Research Labs
  • Colleen Conley: gender differences in experiences of adaptive and maladaptive adjustment across developmental transitions
  • Perla Gamez: language development; bilingual and second language learning; connection between language and literacy; classroom talk; language input; syntactic priming
  • Noni Gaylord-Harden: stress, coping, and psychosocial functioning in African American youth and families from urban communities
  • Yael Granot: how people experience and make decisions about justice, including influences of group identity, attention, and development on legal evaluations.
  • Grayson Holmbeck: psychosocial adjustment, family relationships, health-related self-management, and the transition to adult health care in youth with spina bifida, the most common disabling birth defect of the central nervous system.
  • Jeffrey Huntsinger: the cognitive consequences of affective feelings; how moods and emotions influence stereotyping and prejudice
  • Christine P. Li-Grining: self-regulation and academic skills among low-income, ethnic minority
  • Robyn Mallett: psychology of prejudice and intergroup relations, investigating how people understand and control the world around them through individual and collective action.
  • Maryse Richards: community participatory research on the reduction of exposure to violence and stress through the promotion of resilience in urban, low-income African American and Latinx adolescents
  • Catherine DeCarlo Santiago: research focused on how low-income and/or ethnic minority children and families respond to stress and trauma; school- and community-based intervention research among underserved populations.