Institute of Urban Policy

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Current IUPRA Staff


Lowe, T. A. (2020). Black women’s activism in graduate school. In G. Logan & J. Mackey (Eds.), Black girl civics: Expanding and navigating the boundaries of civic engagement. (pp. 109-124). Information Age Publishing, Inc.  publication link

Lowe, R., Majumdar, D., Anderson, A., Summers, E., & Ryser, G. (2018). Constructing a Reliable and Valid Instrument to Measure Post-Secondary Students’ Cultural Competence. Global Journal of Human Social Science Research,18(3-H), 26-38. Retrieved from

Cokley, K., Obaseki, V. O., Jackson, K. M., Jones, L., Vohra-Gupta, S. (2016). College access improves for black students but for which ones? Phi Delta Kappan, 97(5), 43-48.

Dr. Kevin Cokley

Cokley, K., Stone, S., Krueger, N., Bailey, M., Garba, R., & Hurst, A. (2018). Self-esteem as a mediator of the link between perfectionism and the imposter phenomenon. Personality and Individual Differences. 135, 292-297.

Stone, S., Saucer, C., Bailey, M., Garba, R., Hurst, A., Jackson, S., Krueger, N., & Cokley, K. (2018). Learning while Black: A culturally informed model of the imposter phenomenon for Black graduate students. Journal of Black Pscyhology.

Hurst, A., Bailey, M., Krueger, N., Garba, R., & Cokley, K. (2018). The psychological impact of policing on African American students. In S. Weissinger & D. Mack (Eds.) Policing Black and Brown in the 21st Century, pp. 53 - 74. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Chapmant-Hilliard, C., Beasley, S., McClain, S., Awosogba, O.R., & Cokley, K. (2017). "A Stranger No More...": Applying African American Psychology to Address Social Issues. In A. Blume (Ed.) Social Issues in Living Color: Challenges and Solutions from the Perspective of Ethnic Minority Psychology [3 volumes], pp. 1 - 27. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger

McClain, S. & Cokley, K. (2017). Academic Disidentification in Black College Students: The Role of Teacher Trust and Gender. Cultural Diversity And Ethnic Minority Psychology, 23(1), 125-133.

Hargons, C., Mosley, D., Falconer, J., Faloughi, R., Singh, A., Stevens-Watkins, D., & Cokley, K.(2017). Black Lives Matter: A Call to Action for Counseling Psychology Leaders. The Counseling Pyschologist, Vol. 45(6) 873-901. This article was the recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Contribution to Scholarship on Race and Ethnicity Award, Section for Ethnic & Racial Diversity (SCP/Division 17).

Cokley, K. (2015). A confirmatory factor analysis of the Academic Motivation Scale with Black college students. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 48(2), 124-139.

Cokley, K., Awad, G., Smith, L., Jackson, S., Awosogba, O., Hurst, A., Stone, S., Blondeau, L., & Roberts, D. (Online First). The Roles of Gender Stigma Consciousness, Impostor Phenomenon and Academic Self-Concept in the Academic Outcomes of Women and Men. Sex Roles.

Beasley, S., Miller, I. S., Cokley, K. (2014). Academic and Psychosocial Development of African American Males in PreK-12 Settings. In  C. Lewis & J. Moore III (Eds.) African American Male Students in PreK-12 Schools: Informing Research, Policy, and Practice. Advances in Race and Ethnicity in Education, Volume 2, 1-25.

Cokley, K., Awogsoba, O., & Taylor, D. (2014). A 12-Year Content Analysis of the Journal of Black Psychology (2000-2011): Implications for the Field of Black Psychology. Journal of Black Psychology, 40(3), 215-238.

Cokley, K., & Awad, G. (2013). In Defense of Quantitative Methods: Using the ‘Master’s Tools’ to Promote Social Justice. Journal for Social Action in Counseling and Psychology5(2), 26-41.                                

Cokley, K., McClain, S., Enciso, A., & Martinez, M. (2013). An Examination of Minority Status Stress, Impostor Feelings and Mental Health Among Ethnic Minority College Students.  Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 41(2). 82-95.

Cokley, K., Beasley, S., Bullock, A., Chapman-Hilliard, C., Cody, B., Jones, B., Taylor, D. (2013). The Moderating Role of Gender in the Relationship Between Religiosity and Mental Health Among Black American College Students. Mental Health, Religion and Culture,16(5), 445-462.

Cokley, K., Garcia, D., Tran, K., Hall, B., & Rangel, A. (2012). The Moderating Role of Ethnicity in the Relation Between Religiousness and Mental Health Among Ethnically Diverse College Students.  Journal of Religion and Health51(3), pp. 890-907.                             

Cokley, K., McClain, S., Jones, M., & Johnson, S. (2011). A Preliminary Examination of Academic Disidentification, Racial Identity, and Academic Achievement among African American Adolescents.The High School Journal, 95, pp. 54-68. 

Cokley, K., Hall-Clark, B., & Hicks, D. (2011). Ethnic minority-majority status and mental health: the mediating role of perceived discrimination. Journal of Mental Health Counseling33, 243-263. 



Past IUPRA Staff

Dr. King Davis & Hyejin Jung

Davis, K. & Jung, H. (2013). New federalism, new freedom and states’ rights: The uncertain and fragmented direction of public mental health policy in the United States. In I. Colby, C. Dulmus, & K.M. Sowers (Eds.), Connecting social welfare policy to fields of practice (7th ed.) (pp.37-79). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Davis, K. & Jung, H. (in press). Disparities and inequalities. The Oxford encyclopedia of social work (20th ed.). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Davis, K. & Jung, H. (in press). Race, marital status and mental illness. In T. Bent-Goodley, Black Families. Washington DC: NASW Press.

Davis, K. & Jung, H. (2012). The mental health field of practice. In C. Dulmus & K. Sower (Eds.), Social work fields of practice: Historical trends, professional issues, and future opportunities (pp.147-157). Hoboken, NJ:  John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Dr. King Davis

Davis, K. (2012). The linkages between clinical and policy practice in social work. In E. Hoffler & E. Clar (Eds.), Social work matters: The power of linking policy and practice (pp.33-39). Washington DC:  NASW Press.

Davis, K., Lewis, A. N., Zhang, J. & Thompson, A. (2011). Involuntary commitment policy: Disparities in admissions of African American men to state mental hospitals. In J. Schiele. Social welfare policy: Regulation and resistance among people of color (pp. 63-91). New York, NY: Sage Publications.

Davis, K. (2011). Pathways to integrated care: Strategies for African American organizations and communities. Rockville: Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health, 1-36.

Davis, K. (2011). The Central Lunatic Asylum for the Colored Insane: Final Report. Alexandria, VA: National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, 1-26.

Seth Kessler

Berg, B.K., Kessler, S.A., & Hunt, T.M. (2012). A realist perspective of sport and international relations: US governmental perceptions of Olympic boycott movements, 1936 to 2008. International Journal of Sport and Politics, 4(3), 1-14. doi: 10.1080/19406940.2012.694113

Kessler, S.A., Horton, K., Atwood, R., & Gottlieb, N. (2012). Workplace learning for the public good: Implementation of a standardized, competency-based curriculum in rural and urban Texas WIC clinics. Journal of Workplace Learning, 24(4), 270-285. doi10.1108/13665621211223388

Dr. Shetal Vohra-Gupta

Cook-Heffron, L., Busch-Armendariz, N., Vohra-Gupta, S., Camp, V. (2013). Time to Decide: Initial Verdict of a Non-Report Sexual Assault Examination Policy. American Journal of Nursing.

Prospero, M., Russell, A., & Vohra-Gupta, S. (2012). Effects of Motivation on Educational Attainment: Ethnic and Developmental Differences among First Generation Students Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, (11) 1, 100-119.

Busch-Armendariz, N., Bell, H., DiNitto, D., Vohra-Gupta, S., & Rhodes, D. (2011). The prevalence of sexual assault: Evidence for social work education and practice. Social Work Review, 1(1), 245-269

Dr. Michele A. Rountree

Browne, T., Keefe, R. H., Ruth, B. J., Cox, H., Maramaldi, P., Rishel, C., Rountree, M., Zlotnik, J., & Marshall, J. (2017). Advancing Social Work Education for Health Impact. American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 107(3), S229-S235.