Projects in Progress

Professor Carter-Sowell is an invited speaker at the following events:

Event: 2017 Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA) Annual Meeting

MPA invites a select number of psychologists to present special papers.
Invited speakers are given time on the program to present their research and are highlighted in the MPA Meeting Program.

When: April 20-22, 2017

Where: Chicago at the Palmer House
17 E Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60603
United States

Event: 2016 NSF ADVANCE/GSE Program Workshop

Session Title: Working from the Outside in: How Structural Transformation Improves STEM Climate

When: May 22-24, 2016

Where: Sheraton Inner Harbor
300 S Charles St
Baltimore, Maryland  21201
United States

For more information: Click here for the session flier.

Event: 2016 University of Delaware ADVANCE Women of Color in the Academy Conference

Session Title:  Surviving and Thriving in the Face of Multiple Marginalities, Micro-Aggressions, and Macro-Aggressions: Women of Color in Predominantly White Research Institutions

When: April 26 – May 1, 2016

Where: Clayton Hall Conference Center
100 David Hollowell Drive
Newark, DE 19716
United States

For more information: Click here for the Participant’s List.

Event: Speed Mentoring Event, sponsored by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Session Title: Thriving in a Diverse Workforce: Strategies for building a more inclusive workforce + training and leadership development

When: April 13, 2016

Where: Hilton Hotel, Pacific B
777 W Convention Way
Anaheim, California, 92802
United States

Event: Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) Science Diversity Colloquium

Session Title: Examining Group-Level Workplace Ostracism: How Representation and Coworker Support Affect Retention Outcomes

When: March 25, 2016

Where: Lilly Auditorium in University Library
755 W. Michigan Ave.
Indianapolis, IN
United States

For more information: Click here for the Colloquium Flier

Get Involved

Broadening participation of underrepresented groups

As a woman of color from an underrepresented group, an early career investigator, and in accord with the responsibilities of my jointly appointed (50%/50%) faculty position, I purposely seek pathways to recruit, educate, and mentor individuals in the academic community, as well as cultivate outreach opportunities with organizations that share my mission to promote diversity science research.

Undergraduate students:

We strongly encourage students enrolled in ANY major to get involved in psychology research and in research activities. We invite you to participate in studies through the online SONA system or send us your information requests and questions to

Graduate Students:

The National Science Foundation (NSF), in partnership with the Texas A&M University System Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (TAMUS AGEP) – Transformation Project, is conducting a college-wide research study.  The purpose of this study is to better understand STEM Graduate Students’ perceptions and satisfaction with the working environment. We invite you to click here for more information or send us your information requests and questions to

Faculty, Staff, and Administrators:

We are conducting research surveys on behalf of The Office of Diversity and the Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research at Texas A & M University. The purpose of these surveys is to better understand perceptions and satisfaction with the working environment. Send us your information requests and questions to

Send us your information requests and questions to