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									                                      KYLA DAY
                  Home Address 1716 Knowles St, Ypsilanti, MI 48198
            Work Address 1111 East Catherine Street #419, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
                                Phone (404) 561-5560
                              Email kyladay@umich.edu

POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING

    NIDA Postdoctoral Research Fellow – August 2010 to current
    Substance Abuse Interdisciplinary Training Program, Substance Abuse Research Center
    University of Michigan- Ann Arbor, MI


EDUCATION

    Ph.D., Developmental Psychology- August 2010
    UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN- Ann Arbor, MI
    Advanced to Candidacy September, 2006
    Dissertation Title: The Developmental Pre-cursors to Healthy Sexuality
    in African American Women (L. Monique Ward, committee chair)

    M.S., Developmental Psychology- 2006
    UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN- Ann Arbor, MI
    Thesis Title: Normative Sexual Socialization in African American Adolescents

    B.S., Psychology, summa cum laude - 2004
    HOWARD UNIVERSITY- Washington, DC

ACADEMIC HONORS AND AWARDS

    One-Term Dissertation Fellowship, Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan 2010
    APA Psychology Summer Institute, 2009
    Department of Psychology Research Grant, 2008
    Psychology Research Fellowship, University of Michigan, 2008-2009
    Travel Grant Recipient, Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan 2006, 2007, 2009
    Developmental Training Grant Recipient , University of Michigan, 2004-2005
    APA Minority Fellowship Program, Honorable Mention, 2006
    Phi Beta Kappa, Howard University, 2004
    National Institute of Mental Health Career Opportunities in Research Program Fellow, Howard
            University, 2001-2004
    Phi Chi National Honors Society in Psychology, Howard University, 2003
    Dean’s List, Howard University, 2000-2004
    Hilltop Scholarship Recipient, Howard University, 2000-2004

PUBLICATIONS
    Ward, L. M., Thomas, K., Day, K., Rivadeneyra, R., & Epstein, M. (in press).
    Cheating men, trifling women: The sexual content of Black music videos. Invited chapter for
    Zurbriggen, E. L. & Roberts, T. (Eds), Sexualization of Girls. Oxford Press.

    Ward, L. M., Day, K., & Thomas, K. (2010). Confronting assumptions: Exploring the nature
    and predictors of Black adolescents’ media use. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media,
    54, 69-86.

    Thomas, K., Day, K., & Ward, L. M. (2008). Multiculturalism and music videos:
    Effects on the socioemotional development of children and adolescents. In J. Asamen, M. Ellis,
    & G. Berry (Eds.), Handbook of Child Development, Multiculturalism, and Media. Sage
    Publications.

    Ward, L. M., Day, K., & Epstein, M. (2006). Uncommonly good: Exploring how mass media
    may be a positive influence on young women’s sexual health and development. In L. Diamond,
    (Ed.), Rethinking Positive Adolescent Female Sexual Development: New Directions in Child and
    Adolescent Development (pp. 57-70). San Francisco, CA: Jossey Bass.


PUBLICATIONS IN PREPARATION

    Day, K. & Cranford, J. A. (in preparation). Alcohol consumption as a function of race, gender,
    and engagement status among emerging adults.

    Cranford, J. A., Tennen, H., Day, K. M., & Zucker, R. A. (in preparation). Across-day and
    within-day associations between drinking and negative marital interactions in alcoholic couples.

    Cranford, J. A., Nolen-Hoeksema, S., Zucker, R. A., & Day, K. (in preparation). Longitudinal
    prediction of the transition to alcohol use disorders: Evidence from the National Epidemiologic
    Study of Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC).

    Ward, L. M., Day, K., & Thomas, K. (in preparation). Exploring connections between media use
    and Black and White adolescents’ conceptions of the feminine ideal.


CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

    Day, K. & Ward, L. M. (2009, November). “Say what you like”; The role of sexual messages in
    sexual assertiveness for African American emerging adults. Paper presented at the 2009
    Biennial Conference of Emerging Adulthood, Atlanta, GA.

    Day, K. & Ward, L. M. (2007, March). "That's not my girlfriend, that's just my ho!": Music
    videos and early sexual behavior. Paper presented at the 2007 Biennial Meeting for the Society
    for Research on Child Development, Boston, MA.

    Day, K. & Ward, L. M. (2007, February). The impact of pro-sex peer and media messages on
    sexual affect outcomes. Paper presented at the Emerging Adulthood Conference, Tucson, AZ.
    Day, K. & Ward, L. M (2006, March). "Don't come home pregnant"; Sexual messages black
    students receive from their parents, peers, and the media. Poster presented at the 2006 Biennial
    Meeting for the Society for Research on Adolescence, San Francisco, CA.

    Day, K. & Cole, A. (2003, November). The effect of moral orientation and gender on public
    policy decision making. Poster session presented at the Howard University Graduate Student
    Research Symposium, Washington, DC (Student Award received).

    Day, K. & Markson, L. (2003, August). Children’s understanding of artifact function. Poster
    session presented at the University of California-Berkeley SROP Forum, Berkeley, CA.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

    The role of marital, dating and sexual relationships in substance use and sexual health outcomes;
    race and gender in substance use; HIV prevention; adolescent and emerging adult gender and
    sexual socialization, including the positive messages that young people receive about the roles of
    men and women in sexual and dating relationships; role of culture and race in sexuality;
    promoting healthy sexual self-concept; contributing factors to positive body image perceptions;
    identifying comprehensive definitions of positive sexuality; parental, peer, and media
    socialization influences.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

    SUBSTANCE USE & ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIPS
    UMSARC, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    August 2010- current
    Research Investigator

    SEXUAL SOCIALIZATION MESSAGES LAB
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    September 2004-2010
    Research Coordinator
    Principal Investigator: L. Monique Ward, Ph. D.

    AFRICAN AMERICAN ADOLESCENTS' BELIEFS ABOUT SEX AND GENDER LAB
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI,
    September, 2004-current
    Research Coordinator
    Principal Investigator: L. Monique Ward, Ph. D.

    DECISION MAKING LAB
    Howard University, Washington, DC
    September, 2003-May, 2004
    Research Assistant
    Principal Investigator: Angela P. Cole, Ph.D.
    CHILD COGNITION LAB
    University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
    June 2003-August, 2003
    Research Assistant
    Principal Investigator: Lori Markson, Ph.D.

    PERCEPTUAL RESPONSE TIME LAB
    Howard University, Washington, DC
    September, 2002-May,2003
    Research Assistant
    Principal Investigator: Donald King, Ph.D.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

    DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY/UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, Ann Arbor, MI
    Graduate Student Instructor- Fall 2006,Winter 2007, Fall 2009, & Winter 2010
    Psychology 351: Advanced Laboratory in Developmental Psychology
    Dr. Margaret Evans, Primary Instructor
    Responsible for teaching research and writing-intensive discussion section; engaged students in
    research process; guided students through data collection at the University of Michigan
    Children's Center and Burns Park Elementary school; reviewed drafts and graded term papers;
    constructed weekly application activities; and held weekly office hours to aid approximately 20
    students in designing and writing a research proposal.

    DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY/HOWARD UNIVERSITY, Washington, DC
    Guest Lecturer- Fall 2009
    Psychology 064: Research Method & Statistics II
    Dr. Angela P. Cole, Primary Instructor
    Delivered lecture on Chi Square analysis to class of approximately 40 students.

    DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY/UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, Ann Arbor, MI
    Graduate Student Instructor- Fall 2007
    Psychology 250: Introduction to Developmental Psychology
    Dr. Stephanie Rowley, Primary Instructor
    Responsible for teaching three weekly one-hour discussion sections; prepared stimulating
    activities to bridge course material and "real world" applications; graded term papers for
    approximately 75 students.

    Guest Lecturer- Fall 2007
    Psychology 250: Introduction to Developmental Psychology
    Dr. Stephanie Rowley, Primary Instructor
    Gave presentation to approximately 400 students concerning the role of the media in adolescent
    development.

    DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY/UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, Ann Arbor, MI
    Graduate Student Instructor- Fall 2005
    Psychology 111: Introduction to Psychology
    Dr. Brian Malley, Primary Instructor
    Responsible for teaching two discussion sections meeting two hours weekly.; prepared
    stimulating activities to bridge course material and "real world" applications; graded term papers,
    weekly quizzes, and exams for approximately 60 students.

ADVISING & TUTORING EXPERIENCE

    DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
    Ann Arbor,, MI, September, 2006-current

           Concentration Advisor
           Responsibilities include: Declaring concentrators, evaluating and approving transfer
           credits, preparing documents to release graduating seniors from concentration, advising
           students regarding issues ranging from course selection to graduate school preparation.
           Also created and am responsible for teaching new (required) orientation for students
           wishing to declare in Psychology.
           Supervisor: Brian Wallace

    ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT/UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
    Ann Arbor, MI, September, 2004-current

           Academic Tutor, Academic Support Program
           Responsibilities include: providing need-based academic support in the area of
           psychology for student athletes.
           Supervisor: Dave Ondercin

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

    Ad hoc Reviewer, Developmental Psychology (journal)
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow Representative, Operating Committee, UMSARC
    Reviewer, American Psychological Association Conference, Division 45
    Co-Executive Chair, Black Student Psychological Association, University of Michigan
    Member, Department of Psychology Graduate Admissions Committee, University of Michigan
    Member, Department of Psychology Graduate Committee, University of Michigan
    Member, Developmental Psychology Brown Bag Committee, University of Michigan

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

    Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA)
    Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA)
    Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS)
    Society for Research on Child Development (SRCD)

								
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