Research

Dr. Mazzula’s research focuses on racial and cultural competencies in research and practice, the intersection of racial cultural psychological processes and mental health, discrimination and racism, social networks, and Latina/o Psychology.  In addition to having an active research team of students at John Jay College, she is a research fellow at Columbia University’s Child Psychiatric Epidemiology Group, and research collaborator at the Center of Cultural Excellence and Competence, New York State Psychiatric Institute.

DrMazzula NJPA Award 2013

Dr. Mazzula receiving Emerging Researcher Award by the New Jersey Psychological Association

Grants Funded

  • Research, Integration, Strategies, and Evaluation (RISE) for Boys and Men of Color. Field scan to identify promising solutions |Principal Investigator, 2016
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Expand Latina Researchers Network to build community, diversify research capacity, and foster interdisciplinary collaborations | Pricipal Investigator, 2015-2016
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),  National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).  Context and Ethnic Diversity: Children’s Responses to 9/11 (1 U01 OH010721-01A1, PI, Hoven, C.) | Co-Pricipal Investigator, 2015-2016
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Expand Latina Researchers Network to build community, diversify research capacity, and foster interdisciplinary collaborations | Pricipal Investigator, 2013-2015
  • American Psychological Association. Professional Development Programs for Racial Ethnic Minority Students and Early Career Faculty | Director, 2013-2014
  • The Annie E. Casey Foundation. Support Latina Researchers Conference to increase pipeline of underrepresented scholars and researchers | Pricipal Investigator, 2013-2014
  • City University of New York. Cultural Practices and Depression among Hispanic Emerging Adults | Pricipal Investigator, 2013-2014
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Latina Researchers Conference: Increasing the Pipeline for Future Scholars | Principal Investigator, 2013-2014
  • City University of New York. Hispanic race/ethnicity in counseling and forensic psychology research publications | Principal Investigator, 2013-2014
  • National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), Health Disparities Research Loan Repayment Program Award.   Acculturation as a social determinant of health among Hispanic populations | Principal Investigator, 2012-2014
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Latina Researchers Conference: Increasing the Pipeline for Future Scholars | Principal Investigator, 2013-2014
  • Teachers College, Columbia University, Teachers College President’s Grant for Student Research in Diversity | Principal Investigator, 2009.

 

 


Latina Researchers Conference: Call for Proposals

LRC 2016 Tx

CALL FOR PROPOSALS Deadline for submission of all proposals is April 30, 2016 at 11:59pm EST. ABOUT THE CONFERENCE In response to the underrepresentation of diverse scholars in advanced research careers and in the academy, the conference seeks to: Increase exposure of advanced research careers for diverse scholars,   Inspire and support …

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