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Supporting young people through inequality and opportunity.
Mesmin Destin Ph.D.
It might feel challenging to connect with adolescents, but a little bit of effort from an adult can make a big difference for a teen.
How to check your biases and condescension when working in education.
Individual psychological factors matter for student outcomes, but context and environment in connection to psychology can promote the best outcomes.
Does it matter how young people imagine their futures?
Mesmin Destin, Ph.D., is an associate professor at Northwestern and a fellow of its Institute for Policy Research. He researches socioeconomic disparities in educational outcomes during adolescence and young adulthood.