Cerenity is a doctoral student whose DuBoisian research focuses on racialized emotion, identity processes, and social networks. Her master’s thesis focused on how race and other social positions impact reported affective sentiments. She is currently working on a project, funded by the RED seed grant, about the relationships between social network factors, identity, and the emotional experiences and self-reported mental health of African Americans.
Her other projects include a study exploring the link between racial identity, gender, and emotion complexity and a study exploring emotional responses to perceived racism. She is also the project manager on multiple studies being conducted in the Laboratory for the Study of Social Interaction where she currently serves as lab manager.
M.A., Sociology, University of Georgia 2019
B.S., Psychology, University of Georgia 2016
2018 Social Networks & Health Fellow
2017 Balkwell-Fine Outstanding Student of Group Processes Award
2018 RED Seed Grant