May 16, 2019: The Role of the Imposter in Ethnic Minority Student Achievement

17 May 2019

In the current political climate, ethnic minority students often encounter racially hostile college campuses. In spite of their achievements, ethnic minority students often feel like they have to prove that they belong. As a result, feelings of imposterism can cause ethnic minority students to doubt themselves. This talk will explore the role of the impostor phenomenon in ethnic minority student achievement.

Kevin Cokley, Professor of Educational Psychology and African and African Diaspora Studies, The University of Texas at Austin

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