Date of Graduation
Master of Science in Counseling
Counseling, Leadership, and Special Education
race, racial identity development, microaggressions, multi-group ethnic identity measure-revised, Rosenberg self-esteem scale, stereotype
The present study examined the occurrence of racial microaggressions on a predominantly White, Midwestern university, as well as their relationship to self-esteem, stress, and racial identity. A sample of 40 students who identified as African or Africamerican, Hispanic, Multiracial, or Asian, Pacific Islander, or Asiamerican completed the Multi-group Ethnic Identity Measure-Revised, the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale, the Racial Microaggression Scale, and a demographic information form. The results suggest that, while no significant relationship was found between microaggressions and self-esteem, students reported frequently experiencing microaggressions on campus, as well as stress related to these events.
© Kendra Elizabeth Shoge
Shoge, Kendra Elizabeth, "An Examination of the Occurrence of Racial Microaggressions and Their Relation to Self-Esteem, Stress, and Racial Identity" (2014). MSU Graduate Theses. 2049.