Colorism and Media Representations of Professional African American Women Athletes Study!

PEAKers shared their findings from the study titled: “The Relationship Between Colorist and Media Representations of Professional African American Women Athletes” at the 2016 Association for Applied Sport Psychology Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. This study examined differences in sports news reporting of African American women athletes of varying skin tones. Four students assisted…

College Life Study!

The College Life Study has been ongoing since the Fall, 2015. This study was funded by the Department of Justice and is a national study with ten other universities. LIU has had the honor of participating in this study, receiving an extension on our site grant to continue our research until April 30th, 2016.…

Congrats to Niteesa!

A HUGE congrats to PEAK Intern Niteesa Brooks who is a recipient of the NCAA Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for Careers in Athletics. This award is in the amount of $7500.00! Niteesa worked tirelessly on this award application and huge congrats to her for receiving it!

A Night With Women in Business Event!

Dr. Carter, PEAK Director, was a panelist/speaker at Tuesday night’s “A Night With Women in Business” event held at the Barclays Center. This event connected professional women across various areas of business with each other to network. Dr. Carter was joined by four PEAK students: Shydia Snow (Exercise Science/Mental Health Counseling), Niteesa Brooks (Sport Science), Rechelle Abalos…