Ethnicity, gender, and academic self-concept: a preliminary examination of academic disidentification and implications for psychologists.

  • Kevin Cokley
  • Published 2002 in Cultural diversity & ethnic minority psychology


This study examined data from 358 African American students and 229 European American students to determine if the phenomenon of academic disidentification occurred. Analyses revealed that among African American male students, the relationship between academic self-concept and grade point average (GPA) significantly decreased, whereas the relationship… (More)
DOI: 10.1037/1099-9809.8.4.379

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