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Education/Academic qualification

Social Psychology, PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

… → 2010

Social Psychology, MS, University of Michigan

… → 2007

Psychology & Sociology, BA, Northwestern University

… → 2005

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Grants 2013 2022

identity conflict
work environment
Social Mobility
academic achievement
social status
psychological intervention

Research Output 2008 2020

  • 941 Citations
  • 33 Article
  • 4 Other report
  • 3 Review article
  • 1 Chapter
1 Citation (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Identification
Aspirations (Psychology)
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Social Class
Longitudinal Studies
Cross-Sectional Studies

A path to advance research on identity and socioeconomic opportunity

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychological Theory
1 Citation (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

How economic inequality shapes mobility expectations and behaviour in disadvantaged youth

Browman, A. S., Destin, M., Kearney, M. S. & Levine, P. B., Mar 1 2019, In : Nature human behaviour. 3, 3, p. 214-220 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Vulnerable Populations
Social Class
Pregnancy in Adolescence