Annabelle Atkin

Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Post Doctoral Scholars
TEMPE Campus

Student Information

Graduate Student
Family and Human Development
The College of Lib Arts & Sci


Annabelle received her PhD in Family and Human Development at ASU and is currently postdoctoral fellow working with Dr. Nilda Flores-Gonzalez. Annabelle studies Multiracial and Asian American adolescents and young adults. She is interested in investigating racial/ethnic processes in youth development, including racial/ethnic identity, perceptions of stereotypes, racial-ethnic socialization, discrimination, and social justice orientation. Annabelles goal is to understand what factors protect youth from psychological distress.Her recent work involves qualitative intervews and measurement development aiming to advance the literature regarding the roles of parents helping Multiracial youth navigate issues of race and culture. Annabelle also studies the racial attitudes, critical consciousness, and racial-ethnic socialization experiences of diverse individuals.

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Atkin, A.L., & Yoo, H.C. (2020). Patterns of racial-ethnic socialization in Asian American families: Associations with ethnic identity and connectedness. Journal of Counseling Psychology, Advance online publication. Doi: 10.1037/cou0000435.

Atkin, A.L., & Jackson, K.F. (2020). “Mom, you don’t get it”: A grounded theory examination of Multiracial youths’ perceptions of parent support. Emerging Adulthood, Advance online publication. Doi: 10.1177/2167696820914091.

Atkin, A.L., & Tran, A.G.T.T. (2020). The moderating roles of ethnic identity and meta-stereotype awareness in the racial discrimination-psychological adjustment link for Asian Americans at predominantly White universities. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, Advance online publication. Doi: 10.1037/cdp0000323.

Atkin, A.L., & Yoo, H.C. (2019). Familial racial-ethnic socialization of Multiracial American youth: A systematic review of the literature with MultiCrit. Developmental Review, 53, 1-28. Doi: 10.1016/j.dr.2019.100869

Atkin, A.L., Yoo, H.C., & Yeh, C.J. (2019). What types of racial messages protect Asian American adolescents from discrimination? A latent interaction model. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 66(2), 247-254. Doi: 10.1037/cou0000297.

Atkin, A.L., Yoo, H.C., Jager, J., & Yeh, C.J. (2018). Internalization of the model minority myth, school racial composition, and psychological distress among Asian American adolescents. Asian American Journal of Psychology, 9(2), 108-116. Doi: 10.1037/aap0000096

Causadias, J.M., Vitriol, J.A., & Atkin, A.L. (2018). The cultural (mis)attribution bias in developmental psychology in the United States. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 59, 65-74. Doi: 10.1016/j.appdev.2018.01.003.

Causadias, J.M., Vitriol, J.A., & Atkin, A.L. (2018). Do we overemphasize the role of culture in the behavior of racial/ethnic minorities? Evidence of a cultural (mis)attribution bias in American psychology. American Psychologist, 73(3), 243-255. Doi: 10.1037/amp0000099.


Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
SOC 498 Pro-Seminar
SOC 499 Individualized Instruction
SOC 591 Seminar
Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
FAS 390 Supervised Research Experience
Summer 2020
Course Number Course Title
FAS 370 Family Ethnic & Cultural Diver
Summer 2019
Course Number Course Title
FAS 370 Family Ethnic & Cultural Diver
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
FAS 370 Family Ethnic & Cultural Diver