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Stacie Craft DeFreitas, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Research Interests: My current research interests focus on academic achievement and mental health as outcomes of prevention/intervention programs, particularly for urban, ethnic minorities and first generation college students.
DeFreitas, S. C. (2012). Ethnic differences in the relationship between self-efficacy, outcome
expectations, and academic achievement for first-year college students. Social Psychology of
Education, 15(1), 109-123. DOI 10.1007/s11218-011-9172-0
Kurtz-Costes, B., DeFreitas, S. C., Kinlaw, R. C. & Halle, T. (2011). Gender and racial preference in
Black and White preschool girls. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 29, 270-287.
Last updated or reviewed on 3/29/12