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Professor Fhagen-Smith looking at “self”

Professor Peony Fhagen-SmithPeony Fhagen-Smith, associate professor of psychology and African, African American, diaspora studies, focuses on social and emotional development in her research, especially as both relate to identity. Currently, she is working on new research that seeks to shed light on how adolescents develop their sense of self. Wheaton students are serving as research assistants on the project, collecting data at several New England middle and high schools. We recently talked to the professor to get a sense of this work. [Read more...]