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Examining variability in identity, resilience, and college adjustment among multiracial Hispanic/Latinx and White college students


Abstract Over 35% of multiracial college students fail to earn a degree, which can have significant economic and health costs over their lifespan. This study aimed to better understand college and psychological adjustment among multiracial college students of Hispanic/Latinx and White non-Hispanic descent by examining students’ racial identities and use of resilience resources. Latent profiles of identity were identified to better understand how different aspects of racial identity are clustered in this population. Multiracial college students (N=221) reported on racial identity as measured on multiple dimensions: Hispanic/Latinx identity, Hispanic/Latinx cultural orientation, White identity, identity integration, shifting expressions of identity, a... (more)
Created Date 2020
Contributor Jewell, Shannon (Author) / Luecken, Linda J (Advisor) / Jackson, Kelly (Committee member) / Doane, Leah (Committee member) / Edwards, Michael (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Psychology / Adjustment / Hispanic / Multiracial / Racial Identity / Resilience
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 98 pages
Language English
Copyright
Note Doctoral Dissertation Psychology 2020
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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