Good Character: Cultural Validity Study of VIA Inventory of Strengths (VIA survey) Justice Scales

Students: Victoria Rain and Jacquelyn Buckman 

Faculty Adviser: Dr. Nyasha Grayman-Simpson and Dr. Jacqueline Mattis 


This study examines the cultural validity of a good character measure, the VIA-IS, with Black Americans. Internal consistency reliability, retest reliability, concurrent validity, predictive validity, and confirmatory factor analysis is explored.