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CBIRP Current Projects

Title: Color socialization in the family system: Understanding family skin tone and colorism messages and implications for dating and health of African American young adults
Principal Investigator: Dr. Antoinette Landor, University of Missouri
Funding Source: Family Process Institute


Title: Examining Body Appreciation and Healthcare Utilization among Women
Principal Investigator: Dr. Virginia Ramseyer Winter, University of Missouri
Funding Source: University of Missouri Margaret Mangel Research Catalyst Award


Title: Perceptions of physical appearance in Africa: Skin tone and how it shapes dating and health of young adults at the University of Western Cape
Principal Investigator: Dr. Antoinette Landor, University of Missouri
Co-Investigator: Dr. Nicolette Roman, University of Western Cape, South Africa
Funding Source: University of Missouri System South African Education Program (UMSAEP) Grant


Title: Sex Ed VR: Development of a Virtual Reality Sex and Body Image Education program for SHAPE
Principal Investigator: Dr. Fang Wang, University of Missouri
Co-Investigator: Dr. Virginia Ramseyer Winter, University of Missouri
Funding Source: University of Missouri Information Technology Committee


Title: Colorism, Racism, and Health
Principal Investigator: Dr. Antoinette Landor, University of Missouri
Co-Investigator: Dr. Darrell Hudson, Washington University-St. Louis
Funding Source: Seeding Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration (SIRC) Grant, University of Missouri College of Human Environmental Sciences


Title: Dating during a Global Pandemic: Investigating the Impact of COVID-19 on Romantic Relationships, Sex, and Health
Principal Investigator: Dr. Antoinette Landor, University of Missouri
Co-Investigator: Dr. Virginia Ramseyer Winter, University of Missouri
Funding Source: RAPID Grant Related to COVID-19, University of Missouri College of Human Environmental Sciences


Title: Body Image and Unhealthy Eating Behaviors: Examining Dieting and Binge Eating during COVID-19
Principal Investigator: Dr. Virginia Ramseyer Winter, University of Missouri
Co-Investigator: Dr. Antoinette Landor, University of Missouri
Funding Source: RAPID Grant Related to COVID-19, University of Missouri College of Human Environmental Sciences