Rossier's Scholars of Color Lecture Series - Speaker: Dr. Aerika Loyd

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Virtual Event

Dr. Aerika Brittian Loyd is an interdisciplinary, community-engaged developmental scientist and an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Riverside, where she directs the Youth Health and Development Lab. She received her PhD in Human Development and Child Study from Tufts University, completed a predoctoral research fellowship with the Birth to Twenty Research Program at the University of Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg, South Africa, two years as a postdoctoral fellow in the Prevention Research Center at Arizona State University, and two years as an NIH Building Interdisciplinary Careers in Women's Health Scholar. Dr. Loyd’s research within psychology, human development, and prevention science explores how intersections of race, ethnicity, gender, and identity impact health and development for youth and young adults of color, specifically in Black and Latinx communities, to inform equitable and culturally relevant practice and policy.


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