Carolyn Bennett Murray
Professor, UC Riverside
CAROLYN BENNET MURRAY, Ph.D., is currently a full professor in the psychology department at the University of California, Riverside. Murray was awarded a four-year grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institute of Mental Health (NIH) to conduct a pioneer longitudinal study of the socialization processes of African American families and their children; assessing the normal development processes of African American children and socialization techniques used by their families. Her most recent research investigated the role of physician-patient communication in understanding health disparities. Her earlier research and published work was in the area of attribution and affective consequences of negative stereotypic expectations for academic achievement. Murray received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.