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Tori Jackson '15

Dr. Kristine E. Copping

  • Assistant Professor of Psychology

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Education

  • Ph.D., Developmental Psychology, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  • M.A., Developmental Psychology, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  • B.A., Psychology, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Biography

Dr. Kristine Copping, 2011Dr. Copping, assistant professor of psychology, completed her Ph.D. and master's degrees at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, where she served as a teaching assistant, instructor, and supervisor for the undergraduate independent research course; and Bachelor of Arts in psychology at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.  She has published and presented on a variety of topics related to the influence of gender and race on perceptions of adolescents.  She is a member of the Society for Research in Child Development and the Society for Research in Adolescents.

Fellowships

Spencer Foundation Education Science and Policy Fellowship, 2007–2008
Office of Undergraduate Research Fellowship (served as a mentor to an undergraduate honors psychology student), 2006–2007
Center for Teaching and Learning Future Faculty Fellowship Program, 2006

Publications

Evans, A.B., Copping, K.E., Rowley, S.J., and Kurtze-Costes, B. (In press).  Academic self-concept in black adolescents: do race and gender stereotypes matter?  Self and Identity. 

Wood, D.A., Kurtz-Costes, B., and Copping, K.E. (In press).  Motivational pathways to college for African American youth:  a test of expectancy-value theory.  Developmental Psychology. 

Copping, K.E., Kurtz-Costes, B., and Rowley, S.J.  (Under review).  Gender and age differences in awareness and endorsement of gender stereotypes about academic abilities. 

Copping, K.E.,Kurtz-Costes, B., and Rowley, S.J.  (Under review).  Age and race differences in racial stereotype endorsement and awareness. 

Presentations

Copping, K.E., Skinner, O., Swinton, A., Hudgens, T., and Kurtz-Costes, B.  (2011).  Gender differences in the academic stereotypes and interests of black and white adolescents.  Poster to be presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Developement.  Montreal, Canada.

Skinner, O., Copping, K.E., Hudgens, T., Swinton, A., and Kurtz-Costes, B.  (2011).  Race and gender academic stereotype endorsement in black youth.  Poster to be presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development. Montreal, Canada.

Swinton, A., Hudgens, T., Kurtz-Costes, B., and Copping, K.E.  (2011).  Valuing of math and English, course-taking and career expectations in African American youth.  Poster to be presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development.  Montreal, Canada. 

Copping, K.E., Kurtz-Costes, B., and Rowley, S.  (2010).  Age and race differences in racial stereotype endorsement and awareness.  Presentation for the Carolina Seminar on Behavioral Research with Minority Populations.  Chapel Hill, NC.

Wood, D., Kurtz-Costes, B., and Copping, K.E.  (2010).  Motivational predictors of high school completion and college enrollment among African American adolescents.  Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Adolescence.  Philadelphia, PA.

Copping, K.E., Kurtz-Costes, B., and Rowley, S.J.  (2009).  Age and race differences in racial stereotype endorsement and awareness.  Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development.  Denver, CO.

Copping, K.E., Kurtz-Costes, B., Wood, D.A., and Rowley, S.J. (2008).  Sex and race differences in the development of gender stereotypes.  Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Adolescence.  Chicago, IL.

Wood, D., Copping, K.E., Cooke, J., and Kurtz-Costes, B. (2008).  Parents' expectations and adolescents' school engagement in African American families.  Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Adolescence,.  Chicago, IL. 

Kurtz-Costes, B., Rowley, S.J., Copping, K.E., Wood, D., Okeke, N.A., and Harris-Britt, A.  (2007).  Middle school adjustment in African American youth: gender and school contextual effects.  Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development.  Boston, MA.

Taylor, L.C., Barnette, M.A., Copping, K.E., and Longest, K.C.  (2007).  Predicting parental emotion language during a storybook reading task with toddlers.  Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development.  Boston, MA.

Evans, A.B., Copping, K.E., Rowley, S.J., and Kurtz-Costes, B.  (2006).  Which group matters? Relating beliefs about the academic abilities of race and gender in-groups and out-groups to the academic  views of black adolescents.  Poster presented at the International Conference on the Self.  Ann Arbor, MI.

Kurtz-Costes, B., Copping, K.E., and Rowley, S.J.  (2006).  Academic gender stereotypes and perceptions of competence in young adolescents.  Poster presented at the Conferene on the Self.  Ann Arbor, MI. 

Professional Memberships
  • Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), 2007–present
  • Society for Research in Adolescence (SRA), 2006–present



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