The Achievement Gap
African American Achievement
Selected Recent Publications
Dixson, D. D. (in press). Hope across achievement: Examining psychometric properties of the Children’s Hope Scale across the range of achievement. SAGE Open.
Dixson, D. D., Keltner, D., Worrell, F. C., & Mello, Z. (2017). The magic of hope: Hope mediates the relationship between socioeconomic status and academic achievement. The Journal of Educational Research, 0, 1–9. doi:10.1080/00220671.2017.1302915
Dixson, D. D., Roberson, C. C. B., & Worrell, F. C. (2017). Psychosocial keys to African American achievement? Examining the relationship between achievement and psychosocial variables in high achieving African Americans. Journal of Advanced Academics, 28, 120–140. doi:10.1177/1932202X17701734
Dixson, D. D., Worrell, F. C., Olszewski-Kubilius, P., & Subotnik, R. F. (2016). Beyond perceived ability: The contribution of psychosocial factors to academic performance. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1377, 67–77. doi:10.1111/nyas.13210
Dixson, D. D., & Worrell, F. C. (2016). Formative and summative assessment in the classroom. Theory Into Practice, 55, 153–159. doi:10.1080/00405841.2016.1148989