• 1039 Citations

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Research Interests

Professor Destin studys the ways that socioeconomic environments influence cognition and motivation. He draws particular focus to young people's perceptions of resources and opportunities, which can guide their identities, everyday behaviors, and educational outcomes. This work includes laboratory research, field experiments, and assessments of social psychological interventions including participants from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds.

Education/Academic qualification

Social Psychology, PhD, University of Michigan

… → 2010

Social Psychology, MS, University of Michigan

… → 2007

Psychology & Sociology, BA, Northwestern University

… → 2005

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  • Research Output

    • 1039 Citations
    • 34 Article
    • 4 Other report
    • 3 Review article
    • 1 Chapter
  • Immigrant adolescents’ roots and dreams: Perceived mismatches between ethnic identities and aspirational selves predict engagement

    Debrosse, R., Destin, M., Rossignac-Milon, M., Taylor, D. & Rogers, L. O., Jan 2 2020, In : Self and Identity. 19, 1, p. 1-15 15 p.

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  • 1 Scopus citations

    A belief in socioeconomic mobility promotes the development of academically motivating identities among low-socioeconomic status youth

    Browman, A. S., Svoboda, R. C. & Destin, M., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Self and Identity.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 3 Scopus citations

    A path to advance research on identity and socioeconomic opportunity

    Destin, M., Dec 2019, In : American Psychologist. 74, 9, p. 1071-1079 9 p.

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  • Exploring Opportunities for a Broader Impact During the Early Mid-Career Phase

    Destin, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Perspectives on Psychological Science. 14, 1, p. 81-84 4 p.

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    1 Scopus citations