Howard C. Stevenson

Constance Clayton Professor of Urban Education; Professor of Africana Studies

Human Development and Quantitative Methods Division

Graduate School of Education
University of Pennsylvania

Phone: 215-898-5666

Email: howards@gse.upenn.edu

Stevenson, H. C. (2014). Promoting racial literacy in schools: Differences that make a difference.  New York: Teachers College Press.

Adams-Bass, V. N., Stevenson, H. C., & Slaughter-Kotzin, D.(2014). Measuring the meaning of Black media stereotypes and their relationship to the racial identity, Black history knowledge, and racial socialization of African American youth. Journal of Black Studies, 45(5), 367–395. DOI: 10.1177/0021934714530396.

Adams-Bass, V. N., Bentley-Edwards, K. L., & Stevenson, H. C. (Spring 2014). That’s not me I see on TV: African American youth interpret images of Black females. Women, Gender, & Families of Color, 2(1),79–100.

Bentley, K. L., Thomas, D. E., & Stevenson, H. C. (2013). Raising consciousness: Promoting healthy coping among African American boys at school. In C. Clauss-Ehlers, Z. Serpell, & M. Weist (Eds.), Handbook of culturally responsive school mental health: Advancing research, training, practice, and policy (pp 121133). New York: Springer.

Coleman, S., & Stevenson, H. C. (2013). The racial stress of membership: Development of the faculty inventory of racialized experiences in independent schools. Psychology in the Schools, 50(6), 548–566.

Adams, V. N., & Stevenson, H. (2012). Media socialization, Black media images and Black adolescent identity. In D. T. Slaughter-Defoe (Ed.), Racial stereotyping and child development (pp. 28–46). New York: Karger. DOI: 10.1159/000336272.

Slaughter-Defoe, D. T., Stevenson, H. C., Arrington, E. G., & Johnson, D. J.(2012). Black educational choice in a climate of school reform: Assessing the private and public alternatives to traditional K–12 public schoolsSanta Barbara, CA: Praeger imprint, ABC-CLIO Publishers.

Stevenson, H. C., & Arrington, E. G.(2012). “There is a subliminal attitude”: African American parental perspectives on independent schooling. In D. T. Slaughter-Defoe, H. C. Stevenson, E. G. Arrington, & D. J. Johnson, (Eds.), Black educational choice in a climate of school reform: Assessing the private and public alternatives to traditional K–12 public schools, Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger imprint, ABC-CLIO Publishers.

Arrington, E. G., & Stevenson, H. C. (2012). “More than what we read in books”: Black student perspectives on independent schools. In D. T. Slaughter-Defoe, H. C. Stevenson, E. G. Arrington, & D. J. Johnson, (Eds.), Black educational choice in a climate of school reform: Assessing the private and public alternatives to traditional K-12 public schools, Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger imprint, ABC-CLIO Publishers.

Slaughter-Defoe, D. T., Myers, M. J., Stevenson, H. C., Arrington, E. G., & Johnson, D. J.(2012). Introduction: Toward Black educational choice. In D. T. Slaughter-Defoe, H. C. Stevenson, E. G. Arrington, & D. J. Johnson, (Eds.) Black educational choice in a climate of school reform: Assessing the private and public alternatives to traditional K–12 public schools  (pp 1–10). Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger imprint, ABC-CLIO Publishers.

Stevenson, H. C., Slaughter-Defoe, D. T., Arrington, E. G,. & Johnson, D. J.(2012). Visible now? Black educational choices for the few, the desperate and the far between. In D. T. Slaughter-Defoe, H. C. Stevenson, E. G. Arrington, & D. J. Johnson, (Eds.) Black educational choice in a climate of school reform: Assessing the private and public alternatives to traditional K–12 public schools, Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger imprint, ABC-CLIO Publishers.

Serpell, Z., Hayling, C., Stevenson, H. C., &. Kern, L.(2009). Cultural considerations in the development of school-based interventions for African American adolescents with emotional/behavioral problems. Journal of Negro Education, 78(3), 321332.

Stevenson, H. C., & Arrington, E. G.(2009). Racial-ethnic socialization mediates perceived racism and the racial identity of African American adolescents. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 15(2),125136.

Thomas, D., & Stevenson, H. C. (2009).Gender risks and education: The particular classroom challenges of urban, low-income African American boys. Review of Research in Education, 33, 160180.

Bentley, K. L., Adams, V. N., & Stevenson, H. C. (2009). Racial socialization: Roots, processes and outcomes. In H. Neville, B. Tynes, & S. Utsey. (Eds.), Handbook of African American Psychology(pp. 255–267). Sage Publications.

Thomas, D. E., Coard, S. I., Stevenson, H. C., Bentley, K., & Zamel, P.(2009). Racial and emotional factors predicting teachers' perceptions of classroom behavioral maladjustment for urban African American male youth. Psychology in the Schools, 46(2),184196.

Stevenson, H. C. (2008). Fluttering around the racial tension of trust: Proximal approaches to suspended black student-teacher relationships. School Psychology Review, 37, 354358.

Hall, D., Cassidy, E., & Stevenson, H. C. (2008). Acting “tough” in a “tough” world: The validation of a fear of calamity measure among urban African American adolescents. Journal of Black Psychology.

Fantuzzo, J., Stevenson, H., Abdul Kabir, S., & Perry, M. (2007). An investigation of a community-based intervention for socially isolated parents with a history of child maltreatment. Journal of Family Violence.

Hall, D. M., & Stevenson, H. C. (2007). Double jeopardy: Being African American and "doing diversity" in independent schools. Teachers College Record, 109(1).

Davis, G. Y., & Stevenson, H. C. (2006). Racial socialization experiences and symptoms of depression among Black youth. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 15(3), 293–307.

Hughes, D. L., Johnson, D., Smith, E., Rodriguez, J., Stevenson, H. C., & Spicer, P. (2006). Parents’ ethnic/racial socialization practices: A review of research and directions for future study. Developmental Psychology, 42(5), 747770.

Cassidy, E. F., & Stevenson, H. C. (2005). They wear the mask: Hypermasculinity and hypervulnerability among African American males in an urban remedial disciplinary school context. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma, 11(4), 5374.

Stevenson, Jr., H. C. (Ed.). (2003). Playing with anger: Teaching coping skills to African American boys through athletics and culture. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing, Praeger.

Stevenson, H. C., Davis, G. Y., & Abdul-Kabir, S. (2001). Stickin’ to, watchin’ over, and gettin’ with: An African American parent’s guide to discipline. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.