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Matthew Grindal Assistant Professor

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Matthew Grindal is a quantitative sociologist who researches the theoretical mechanisms that link ethnic identity processes (i.e., ethnic identity development and ethnic-racial socialization) to the health and delinquency outcomes of adolescents and young adults. He is specifically interested in the general mechanisms specified by the social psychological literature (e.g., verification, enhancement, perceptions of threat and intergroup attitudes) and the micro-level mechanisms traditionally employed in criminological theory (i.e., social learning, social bonds, strain and self-control). His work has appeared in journals such as Deviant Behavior and Journal of Family Issues.

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