College of Letters & Science | Department of Psychology
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Morgan Jerald is an assistant professor of psychology at UW-Madison. She received her BA from Spelman College and her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. Her current research examines sociocultural factors, such as the media and group stereotypes, that influence Black women’s gender beliefs, sexual well-being, experiences of sexualization, and health & well-being.
Consequences of Stereotypes for Black Women
Contemporary media are riddled with images that present gendered, racial stereotypes of Black women. In my research, I explore the consequences of these stereotypes for Black women’s physical, mental, and sexual health and well-being.