Cook Center news post featuring professional headshot of Dr. Sarah Gaither

November 16, 2023

Faculty Affiliate Sarah E. Gaither, Nicholas J. and Theresa M. Leonardy Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University, recently co-authored a book chapter in Untangling the Thread of Racism: A Primer for Pediatric Health Professionals (AAP Books).

Dr. Gaither’s chapter, entitled “Considering Multiracial Youth: Identity Challenges and Health Outcomes,” discusses the effects of monoracial practices on Multiracial youth and provides relevant recommendations for these health professionals.

Also, Dr. Gaither’s recent co-authored paper on the perception and categorization of multiracial faces has been receiving a lot of coverage: Be sure to check out the related Duke Today article!