Sydney Klein

Entered Program: 2021

Hometown: Rochester, NY

Current Program:

  • PhD, Human Development and Family Sciences, University of Connecticut
  • Area of Specialization: Diversity & Culture

Previous Education:

  • M.A., Psychology, New York University, 2021
  • B.A., Psychology, SUNY Geneseo, 2019

Research Interests

  • White youths’ racial socialization & racial identity development
  • Critical consciousness and critical literacies
  • (Digital) socio-political and civic engagement in children, adolescents and adults
  • Youth social and moral development and social information processing
  • Bullying and victimization experiences
  • Discrimination intervention/reduction
    • In family contexts
    • In school settings
    • In recreational environments 
    • Through media (both traditional and new)
  • Development of essentialism and conceptualizing social groups

Major Advisor: Dr. Alaina Brenick

Sydney Klein, HDFS Graduate Student 2024
Contact Information
File Sydney-Klein_CV_-21mar24.docx-1
CampusStorrs, Hartford