Jonathan M. Lassiter, Ph.D.

Jonathan M. Lassiter, Ph.D.

Jonathan M. Lassiter, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Jonathan M. Lassiter, Ph.D.

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BS (Psychology), Georgia College & State University
Doctoral Internship (Clinical Health Psychology), Roudebush VA Medical Center
PhD (Clinical Psychology), California School of Professional Psychology
NIH/NIDA-funded Diversity Supplement Postdoctoral (HIV Prevention Clinical Research), Hunter College, CUNY

Research Expertise:

Afrocentric psychology, health inequities, qualitative methodology, mixed-methods research, intersectionality, cultural resilience and protective factors

Honors and Awards:

2017-2020 Visiting Professor Program, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies at UCSF
2018 Weinberger Artist-Scholar Grant, Segal Center and the Helen Weinberger Center at University of Cincinnati
2018 Guest Scholar, National Endowment of the Humanities
2017 Achievement Award, Gay and Lesbian Medical Association
2015-2017 Cyber Mentors, American Psychological Association

Member of:

Association of Black Psychologists
Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality

Recent Publications:

Lassiter, J., Follins, L., Smallwood, S., Wilton, L., Alexander, A., & Wall, S. (2020). Black U.S. sexual and gender minority mental health. In E. Rothblum (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Sexual and Gender Minority Mental Health. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Lassiter, J., Brewer, R., & Wilton, L. (2020). Toward a culturally-specific spirituality for Black sexual minority men. Journal of Black Psychology. Advance online publication. [IF = 1.25]

Lassiter, J., & Poteat, T. (2019). Religious coping and depressive symptoms among Black Americans living with HIV: An intersectional approach. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/rel0000284 [IF = 1.66]

Follins, L., & Lassiter, J. (Eds.). (2017). Black LGBT health in the United States: The intersection of race, gender, and sexual orientation. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.