April 4, 2017

Dr. Grayman-Simpson Publishes an Article in Race and Social Problems

Associate Professor of Psychology Dr. Nyasha Grayman-Simpson recently published the article, "What Would I Know About Mercy? Faith and optimistic expectancies among African Americans" in the March 2017 volume of Race and Social Problems.

The article examines how traditional indices of religious commitment work together with beliefs about God to shape optimism among a sample of African American adults. This piece was co-authored by Jacqueline Mattis (University of Michigan), Wizdom Powell Hammond (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), Yohance Murray (Morehouse College), Yasmin C. Cole-Lewis (University of Michigan) and Janelle R. Goodwill (University of Michigan). 

Full citation below:

Mattis, J. S., Hammond, W. P., Grayman-Simpson, N., Murray, Y., Lewis, Y. C., & Goodwill, J. (2017) What would I know about mercy? Faith and optimistic expectancies among African Americans. Race and Social Problems. doi: 10.1007/s12552-016-9190-9​