Using a Mobile App to Report Microaggressions (PDF)
Perceptions of School Racial Socialization and Intergroup Interactions for College Student Outcomes (PDF)
Byrd, C.M. (2017). The complexity of school racial climate: Reliability and validity of a new measure for secondary students. British Journal of Educational Psychology. DOI:10.1111/bjep.12179 (Full text)
Butler-Barnes, S., Leath, S., Williams, A., Carter, R., Byrd, C.M., Chavous, T. (in press). Promoting resilience among African American girls: Racial identity as a protective factor. Child Development.
Byrd, C.M. (2016). Does culturally relevant teaching work? An examination from students’ perspectives. Sage Open. DOI: Full text)(
Byrd, C.M., & Carter Andrews, D. (2016). Variations in students’ perceived sources of and reasons for in-school discrimination: A latent class analysis. Journal of School Psychology.
Aldana, A., & Byrd, C.M. (2015). School ethnic-racial socialization: Learning about race and ethnicity among African American students. The Urban Review, 47, 563-576. (PDF)
Hoggard, L.H., Byrd, C.M., & Sellers, R.M. (2015). The lagged effects of racial discrimination on depressive symptomology and interactions with racial identity. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 62, 216-225.
Byrd, C.M. (2015). The associations of intergroup interactions and school racial socialization with academic motivation. Journal of Educational Research, 108, 10-21. (PDF)
Rouland, K., Matthews, J., Byrd, C.M., Meyer, R.M.L., & Rowley, S. (2014). Culture clash? Interactions between Afrocultural and mainstream cultural styles in classrooms serving African American students. Interdisciplinary Journal of Teaching and Learning, 4, 186-202.
Hoggard, L., Byrd, C.M., & Sellers, R. (2012). Comparison of African American college students’ coping with racially and non-racially stressful events. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 18, 329-339.
Byrd, C.M., & Chavous, T.M. (2012). The congruence between African American students’ racial identity beliefs and their academic climates: Implications for academic motivation and achievement. In J.M. Sullivan & A.M. Esmail (Eds.), African American Identity: Racial and Cultural Dimensions of the Black Experience (p.345-369). Lanham: Lexington Books. (PDF)
Byrd, C.M. (2012). The measurement of racial/ethnic identity in children: A critical review. Journal of Black Psychology, 38, 3-31.
Byrd, C.M., & Chavous, T.M. (2011). Racial identity, school racial climate, and school intrinsic motivation among African American youth: The importance of person–context congruence. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 21, 849-860. (PDF)
Byrd, C.M., & Chavous, T.M. (2009). Racial identity and academic achievement in the neighborhood context: A multilevel analysis. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 38, 544-559.
Selected Presentations and Posters
Byrd, C.M. (July, 2016). Revisiting Racial Constancy in Adolescents in a “Post-Racial” Society. Paper presented at the meeting of the Society for Research of the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity, and Race. (PDF)
Byrd, C.M. (April, 2016). Perceptions of Intergroup Interactions and School Racial Socialization are Associated with Psychological and Academic Outcomes. Paper presented at the meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Baltimore, MD. (PDF)
Byrd, C.M., Fonseca, G., Leath, S., Barnes, S., Carter, R., & Chavous, T. (April, 2016). School Racial Climate and Congruence with Racial Identity for Black and Latino College Students. Paper presented at the meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Baltimore, MD. (PDF)
Byrd, C.M., & Carter Andrews, D.J. (April, 2015). The Importance of Cultural Relevance for All: Secondary Students’ Perceptions of Culturally Relevant Teaching. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL. (PDF)
Byrd, C.M. (March, 2015). Black History Month and To Kill a Mockingbird: Student Perceptions of School Racial Socialization Practices. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA. (PDF)
Byrd, C.M. (October, 2014). Supporting Motivation Through a Positive School Racial Climate. Paper presented at the National Black Child Development Institute, Detroit, MI.
Byrd, C.M. (August, 2014). Initial Validation of a Comprehensive Measure of School Racial Climate. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC. (PDF)
Carter Andrews, D., & Byrd, C.M. (April, 2014). Multiracial students’ perceptions of schooling in a predominantly White high school: Examining (racial) microaggressions through a quantitative analysis. In C. Grant (Chair), Where Do We Place Our Children? Students of Color in Predominately White High School Settings. Symposium presented at meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.
Byrd, C.M. & Aldana, A. (March, 2014). The content and frequency of school racial socialization in a predominantly Black school. In A. Francois (Chair), Understanding Race and Context in School Settings. Symposium presented at the meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Austin, TX. (PDF)
Byrd, C.M., & Carter Andrews, D.J. (November, 2013). Hearing Students’ Voices about Multicultural Education Practices. Paper presented at the meeting of the National Association of Multicultural Education, Oakland, CA. (PDF)
Byrd, C.M., & Carter Andrews, D.J. (August, 2013). Variations in Perceived Sources and Reasons for Discrimination: A Cluster Analysis. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI. (PDF)
Byrd, C.M., & Chavous, T. (April, 2013). Racial identity-context congruence in predominantly White and predominantly Black settings. In D. Gray & A. Kaplan (Chairs), Identity and Academic Motivation: Mapping Conceptual and Empirical Boundaries of an Emerging Domain. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.