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Destiny Kelly

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  • B.A., Psychology, University of North Georgia, 2020

Research Interests

My research is centered on investigating resilience within Black families, as well as exploring protective factors that mitigate the adverse effects of the opportunity gap. Presently, I am working on creating a comprehensive model and scale to assess resilience within Black families, aiming to pinpoint culturally tailored protective factors utilized at the family level. Through this research, I aspire to gain deeper insights into the protective mechanisms that can effectively counteract the multitude of adversities Black individuals face.

Research Mentor

Dr. Sylvie Mrug


Youth Development Lab