Laura Smart Richman
Associate Professor in Population Health Sciences

Research interests include the influence of psychosocial factors on health outcomes and health behaviors, with particular attention to identity, emotion, and perceived discrimination. Particular interest in how the psychological and physical consequences of perceived discrimination may be moderated by how strongly one identifies with the group that is the target of discrimination. Other interests include the biological mechanisms by which emotion and emotion regulation influence health.

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Areas of expertise: Health Behavior and Health Measurement

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Contact Information

  • 324 Soc/Psych, Durham, NC 27708
  • Box 104023, Durham, NC 27708-0085

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