Papers and Intellectual Contributions

Academic Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Humensky, J., Gil, R., Mazzula, S., Diaz, S., & Lewis-Fernández, R. (2017). Life is Precious: Views of Adolescents and their Mothers on Methods to Reduce Suicidal Behavior in Latinas. Journal of School Nursing. doi/10.1177/1059840517722590
  • Carter, R.T., Johnson V., Sant-Barket, Roberson, K. & Mazzula, S. L. (2017). Race-Based Traumatic Stress, Racial Identity Statuses, and Psychological Functioning: An Exploratory Investigation. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 48(1), 30-37.
  • Humensky, J., Coronel, B., Gil, R., Mazzula, S., & Lewis-Fernandez, R. (2016). Life is Precious: A Community-Based Program to Reduce Suicidal Behavior in Latina Adolescents. Archives of Suicide Research, 0(0).
  • Mazzula, S. L. (2015). Privilege unveiled: An Academic Family for future researchers and scholars. Latina/o Psychology Today, 2(2). National Latina/o Psychological Association.
  • Humensky, J., Coronel, B., Gil, R., Mazzula, S., & Lewis-Fernandez, R. (2016). Life is Precious: A Community-Based Program to Reduce Suicidal Behavior in Latina Adolescents. Archives of Suicide Research, 0(0).
  • Mazzula, S. L., & Nadal, L. (2015). Racial Microaggressions, Whiteness and Feminist Therapy. Women and Therapy, 38(3-4), 308-26.
  • Nadal, K., Mazzula, S.L., Rivera, D.R., & Fujii-Doe, W. (2014). Racial Microaggressions and Latina/o Americans: An Analysis of Nativity, Gender, and Ethnicity. Journal of Latina/o Psychology, 2(2), 67-78. 10.1037/lat0000013
  • Humensky, J., Santiago, B., Gil, R., Mazzula, S.L., & Lewis-Fernández, R. (2014). Life is Precious: Reducing Suicidal Behavior in Latinas. Ethnicity and Inequalities in Health and Social Care, 6(6.2). 10.1108/EIHSC-10-2013-0027
  • Carter, R.T. & Mazzula, S.L. (2013). Race and racial identity status attitudes: Mock-juror decision-making in race discrimination cases. Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 11(3), 196-217.
  • Carter, R.T., Mazzula, S. L., Victoria, R., Vazquez, R., Hall, S., et al. (2013). Initial Development of the Race-Based Traumatic Stress Symptom Scale: Assessing the Emotional Impact of Racism. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 5(1), 1-9.
  • Mazzula, S. L., Hage, S., & Carter, R. T. (2010). Religious Affiliation and Cultural Values in Black and White Americans. Mental Health, Religion & Culture, 13(2), 111-128.
  • Carter, R. T., Yeh, C., & Mazzula, S. L. (2008). Intercultural values orientation and racial identity attitudes: A study of Latino college students’ attitudes. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 30(1), 5-23.
  • Carter, R. T., Forsyth, J., Williams, B., & Mazzula, S.L. (2007). Does racism predict psychological harm or injury? Mental health and legal implications. Law Enforcement Executive Forum, 7(5), 131-156.
  • Carter, R. T. & Mazzula, S. L. (2006). The mental health effects of racial profiling. Law Enforcement Executive Forum, 6(3), 111-120.

Other Intellectual Contributions

Latino boys and men: Advancing scholarship and community-based solutions (Mazzula, S.L. & Serrata, J., 2017). Equal Measure, Research, Integration, Strategy and Evaluation) for Boys and Men of Color. http://www.equalmeasure.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Latino-boys-and-men_Advancing-scholarship-and-community-based-solutions.pdf

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Social capital, community, and access:  Lessons toward workforce diversity.  (Mazzula, S. L., 2017). American Evaluation Association: AEA365 A Tip-a-Day by and for Evaluators. American Evaluation Association.  Retrieve from http://aea365.org/blog/social-capital-community-and-access-lessons-toward-workforce-diversity-by-silvia-mazzula

Expanding the Latina Researchers Network to build community, diversify research capacity and foster inter-disciplinary collaborations, 2016. (Mazzula, S. L., 2017).  Report submitted to Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Jury Bias: Can You Argue the Facts When Race Enters the Mix? (Mazzula, S. L., 2017). American Psychological Association (APA), Psychology Benefits Society, a Blog of the Public Interests Directorate. https://psychologybenefits.org/2017/08/22/jury-bias-can-you-argue-the-facts-when-race-enters-the-mix

Women’s Issues: An Overview.  (Mazzula, S.L., 2017).  In K. Nadal, S. Mazzula & D. Rivera (Eds). SAGE Encyclopedia on Psychology and Gender. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications Inc.

But you speak so well: How Latinos experience subtle racism. (Mazzula, S. L., 2013). Psychology Benefits Society, a Blog of the Public Interests Directorate of the American Psychological Association. http://psychologybenefits.org/2013/09/26/how-latinos-experience-subtle-racism/

  • Ranked “TOP 1 of Top 10 Blog Posts”: Brought record high traffic with almost 39,500 views, 15,0000 Facebook shares, and 386 tweets in one month.
  • Nominated by APA for Excel Award from Association Media and Publishing.

2013 APA blog

Mentoring Latinas. (Rangel, R. & Mazzula, S.L., Winter 2013-2014).  Newsletter of Section 3- Concerns of Hispanic Women/Latinas. Division 35: Psychology of Women (Issue 2). American Psychological Association.

Collectivist cultures. (Mazzula, S. L., 2011). In, S. Goldstein and J. Naglieri (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Child Behavior and Development (pp. 390-391). Springer Publishing Company.

Cultural assimilation model. (Mazzula, S. L., 2011). . In, S. Goldstein and J. Naglieri (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Child Behavior and Development (pp. 445). Springer Publishing Company.

But you speak so well: Racism in the 21st century. (Mazzula, S. L., May 2007). Forum. Dover, NJ.

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