Morgan C. Jerald

LIFE Michigan

LIFE Fellow from 2015 to 2018, University of Michigan


Dissertation completed in June 2018

Exploring the Influence of the Jezebel Stereotype on Black Women's Sexual Well-Being

(Advisors: Elizabeth Cole & Monique Ward)

Selected Publications

Ward, L. M., Jerald, M. C., Avery, L., & Cole, E. R. (2020). Following their lead? Connecting mainstream media use to Black women’s gender beliefs and sexual agency. Journal of Sex Research, 57(2), 200–212.

Jerald, M. C., Cole, E. R., Ward, L. M., & Avery, L. R. (2017). Controlling images: How awareness of group stereotypes affects Black women's well-being. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 64(5), 487–499.

Jerald, M. C., Ward, L. M., Moss, L., Thomas, K., & Fletcher, K. D. (2017). Subordinates, sex objects, or sapphires? Investigating contributions of media use to Black students’ femininity ideologies and stereotypes about Black women. Journal of Black Psychology, 43, 608–635.

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