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H. Shellae Versey

Dr. H. Shellae VerseyAssistant Professor of Psychology
Curriculum Vitae

Email: sversey@fordham.edu

Rose Hill Campus: Dealy Hall, Room 236
Phone: 718-817-3790

Lab: Critical Health + Social Ecology

Currently accepting students.

Education

  • 2000 BS in Biology, Tuskegee University
  • 2004 MPH in Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University
  • 2007 MS in Epidemiological Sciences, University of Michigan
  • 2011 PhD in Psychology, University of Michigan

Major Research Interests

  • Social and Community Psychology
  • Aging and Adult Development
  • Mixed-Methods
  • Place, Space, and Embodiment
  • Psychology of Gender and Race
  • Intersectionality

Courses

  • PSYC 2600 - Social Psychology
  • PSYC 5710 - Issues in Social Psychology
  • PSYC 6830 - Research Methods

Professional Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association (Divisions 35, 45, 20)
  • American Public Health Association
  • American Association of Geographers
  • Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI)
  • The Gerontological Society of America                    
  • Work and Family Researchers Network
  • Society for Community Research and Action (SCRA)

Recent Publications

Versey, H. S. (In press). Can mobile methods bridge psychology, health, and place-based research? Qualitative Psychology.
 
Versey, H. S., & Murad, S.,* Willems, P.,*&  Sanni, M.* (2019).  Beyond housing: Perceptions of indirect displacement, displacement risk, and aging precarity as challenges to aging in place in gentrifying cities.  International Journal of Environmental and Public Health Research, 16, 4633. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph16234633.
 
Versey, H. S., Cogburn, C. D., Wilkins, C. L., & Joseph, N.* (2019). Appropriated racial oppression: Considering the impact on health for Whites and Blacks.  Social Science & Medicine, 230, 295-302.
 
Versey, H. S. (2018).  A tale of two Harlems: Gentrification, social capital, and implications for aging in place.  Social Science & Medicine, 214, 1-11.

Recent Presentations

Versey, H. S. (2020).   Population health perspectives on residential displacement: Examining gentrification, affordability, and evictions.  Paper to be presented at the The Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science (IAPHS) annual meeting.

Versey, H. S. (2019).  Placekeeping and sense of place: Using Photovoice to highlight neighborhood displacement.  Paper presented at the Toward a Network of Change: Promoting Age-Friendly Communities from the Inside-Out symposium (Chair) at the Gerontological Society of America annual meeting.

Versey, H. S. (2019). Homeless on Main Street:  Using Photovoice to highlight the hidden homeless.  Paper presented at Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA.
 
Versey, H. S. (2019).  Appropriated racial oppression: Considering the impact on health for Whites and Blacks.  Paper presented at Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA.