Eleanor Seaton

Associate Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
3701

Biography

Eleanor Seaton studies racial discrimination and racial identity among African American and Caribbean Black youth. Her work focuses on resilience and positve youth development because she desires to understand how some Black youth thrive despite the pervasiveness of racial discrimination. She completed her postdoctoral work at the Program for Research on Black Americans at the University of Michigan. 

 

Fax

(480) 965-6779

Education

  • Ph.D. Developmental Psychology, Temple University
  • Master's degree. Social-Organizational Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Bachelor's degree. Psychology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

 

Research Interests

Dr. Seaton studies racial discrimination and racial identity among African American and Caribbean Black youth.  Dr. Seaton's work focuses on resilience and positve youth development because she desires to understand how some Black youth thrive despite the pervasiveness of racial discrimination.

Publications

  • Rivas-Drake, D., Seaton, E.K., Markstrom, C., Schwartz, S.J., Umana-Taylor, A.J., French, S., Syed, M., Yip, T., & Lee, R.M. Ethnic-racial identity in childhood and adolescence: Implications for psychosocial, academic and health outcomes. Child Development (2014).
  • Seaton, E.K. & Douglass, S. School diversity and racial discrimination among African American adolescents. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, (2014).
  • Seaton, E.K., Upton, R.D., Gilbert, A.N. & Volpe, V. A moderated mediation model: Racial discrimination, coping strategies and racial identity among Black adolescents. Child Development (2014).

Courses

Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
FAS 390 Supervised Research Experience
FAS 591 Seminar
FAS 792 Research
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
FAS 390 Supervised Research Experience
CDE 590 Reading and Conference
FAS 592 Research
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
AFR 370 Family Ethnic & Cultural Diver
FAS 370 Family Ethnic & Cultural Diver
FAS 498 Pro-Seminar
FAS 592 Research
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
AFR 370 Family Ethnic & Cultural Diver
FAS 370 Family Ethnic & Cultural Diver
FAS 390 Supervised Research Experience
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
AFR 370 Family Ethnic & Cultural Diver
FAS 370 Family Ethnic & Cultural Diver
FAS 390 Supervised Research Experience
FAS 591 Seminar
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
AFR 370 Family Ethnic & Cultural Diver
FAS 370 Family Ethnic & Cultural Diver
FAS 390 Supervised Research Experience
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
SOC 591 Seminar
CDE 591 Seminar
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
FAS 370 Family Ethnic & Cultural Diver
AFR 370 Family Ethnic & Cultural Diver
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
AFR 370 Family Ethnic & Cultural Diver
FAS 370 Family Ethnic & Cultural Diver
SOC 591 Seminar
FAS 591 Seminar
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
SOC 591 Seminar
FAS 591 Seminar