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Valerie Futch, PhD
Adjunct Faculty - School of Psychology
PhD, City University of New York
New York, NY, 2011
Areas of Instruction
Scholarly & Professional Interests
Areas of Instruction:
Social Bases of Behavior
Scholarly & Professional Interests:
Community-based Research and Evaluation
American Psychological Association
Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI, APA Div 9)
Society for Qualitative Inquiry in Psychology (SQIP, APA Section of Div 5)
American Education Research Association
Society for Research on Adolescence
Futch, V. A. and Fine, M. (In Press). Recovering the history and theoretical commitments of mapping as a method. Qualitative Research in Psychology.
Burns, A., Futch, V. A., and Tolman, D. L. (2011). “It’s like doing homework”: Academic achievement discourses in adolescent girls’ fellatio narratives.
Sexuality Research and Social Policy
, 8(3), 239-251.
Futch, V. A. (2011). “(Re)presenting spaces of/for “at-opportunity” urban youth.”
, 41(1), 98-109.
Futch, V. A. and Jaffe-Walter, R. (2011). “Everybody has an accent here”: Cultivating small schools that work for immigrant youth in New York City. In William Pink (Editor) Schools and Marginalized Youth: An International Perspective. Creekskill, NJ: Hampton Press.
Katsiaficas, D., Futch, V. A., Fine, M., and Sirin, S. (2011). Everyday hyphens: Exploring youth identities with methodological and analytic pluralism. Qualitative Research in Psychology, 8(2), 120-139.
Futch, V. (2012, October). Collective Identity as a Framework for Understanding Development in Youth Programs and Longer-Term Outcomes for Emerging Adults. Paper presentation at SRCD Emerging Adulthood themed meeting. Tampa, FL.
Futch, V. (2012, October). Cultivating contribution: Adolescent engagement and identity development in community theatre. Paper presentation at 9th Biennial Conference of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. Charlotte, NC.
Futch, V. (2012, June). Youth organizing and engagement for educational justice. Session chair, 9th Biennial Conference of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. Charlotte, NC.
Futch, V. (with P. Lovegrove, A. Henneberger, M. Maier, and R. Larsen). (2012, May). Depolarizing Prevention and Promotion: Positive Youth Development and Substance Use in Adolescence. Society for Prevention Research, Presentation for Sloboda-Bukoski Cup Competition. Washington, DC.
Futch, V. (2012, March). Methodological and theoretical questions regarding youth-adult partnerships for social and institutional change. Roundtable participant. 14th Biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence. Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Adjunct Faculty, School of Psychology, Fielding Graduate University.
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