LIFE Fellow from 2010 to 2013, University of Michigan
Dissertation completed in May 2013
Bad Boys or Bad Odds? Race, Context, and Social Influence: An Investigation of Youth Violence in African-American Boys
(Advisor: Cleopatra Caldwell)
Thomas, A., Caldwell, C. H., Jagers, R. J., & Flay, B. R. (2016). It's in my hood: Understanding African American boys’ perception of safety in their neighborhoods: Perception of neighborhood safety. Journal of Community Psychology, 44, 311–326. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.21768
Thomas, A., & Kohn-Wood, L. (2014). Chill, Be cool man: African-American men, identity, coping and aggressive ideation. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 21, 369–379. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0037545
Thomas, A., Caldwell, C., & DeLoney, H. E. (2012). Black like me:
The race socialization of African American boys by nonresident fathers.
In J. M. Sullivan & A. Esmail (Eds.), African American racial identity: A research exploration across disciplines. Lexington Books.