Robert Motley authors report on policing policies

Robert Motely is the lead author on the Brief Report “Accountable Policing: Policies to Advance the Personal Safety of Black Boys and Young Men” issued in June by HomeGrownSTL of the Race Opportunity Lab. The report seeks “to provide local, state, and federal policymakers with concrete, evidence-based policy recommendations for building an equitable, transparent, and […]

Thembekile Shato successfully defends dissertation

On June 30, Thembekile Shato, second-year fellow in the Researcher Resilience Training Program, successfully defended her dissertation for her PhD in Public Health with a concentration in Behavioral Science and Health Education at St. Louis University College of Public Health and Social Justice. Her dissertation was entitled, “Examining the Utilization of and Preferences for Cervical […]

Leslie Adams, PhD, MPH, receives grant to study suicidality among Black men

RRT fellow Leslie Adams, PhD, MPH has been awarded a two-year grant from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to support her research, titled “Real-time assessments of suicidality among Black men: A mixed methods approach.” This grant will allow her to pursue a mixed methods study in which she will incorporate digital health and smartphone […]

Robert Motley, Jr. publishes paper on research study findings

Robert Motley Jr., 2019 RRT fellow and doctoral candidate at the Brown School and manager of the Center for Social Development’s Race and Opportunity Lab, was lead author on a paper published in the journal Social Work Research. The publication presented new research from the Race and Opportunity Lab that sheds light on youths’ reactions […]

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Thembekile Shato

Thembekile Shato is a member of the first cohort of Researcher Resilience Fellows, a NIMH-funded program designed for researchers of African descent interested in adolescent behavioral health in low resource settings. The Researcher Resilience Training Program (RRT) is a joint program between ICHAD, SMART Africa and the Race and Opportunity Lab, all housed at the […]