Our Values

Justice, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

The Department of Psychology is committed to advancing a diverse and intellectually engaging environment. We embrace the differences among our colleagues, and believe that our success as scholars, educators, and citizens relies on learning from the experiences we all bring. We strive to maintain an inclusive, respectful community that fosters collaboration and shared responsibility.


Diversity & Anti-Racism Resources

MSU Campus Resources

MSU Dialogues 

Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives

MSU Counseling and Psychiatric Services

Employee Assistance Program

Multi-Racial Unity Living Experience and Intercultural Aide Program and DEI Intercultural Aide Peer Educators

Womxn of Color Initiatives

Asian Pacific Islander Desi American / Asian Faculty Staff and Administrators (APIDA / AFSA)

Asian Pacific American Studies Program

Student Organizations

National-Panhellenic Council

MSU Black Students’ Alliance

Black Girls Unite MSU

AAPI Student Organizations

The Asian Pacific American Student Organization (APASO)


Educational Resources 

Anti-Racism Resource Guide by Tasha K. Ryals  

Anti-Asian Racism Reading List 

NPR’s Code Switch Podcast

Duke University’s Scene on Radio Podcast: Seeing White Series

Explaining Racism to Children by Dr. Deborah Rivas (Developmental Psychologist)

Anti-Asian Violence Resources 


Creating Change

Black Lives Matter

Lansing, MI Black Lives Matter Chapter


GLAAD: Ways You Can Support Black Community

Actionable Steps for Therapists

Bystander Intervention Training to Stop Anti-Asian/American and Xenophobic Harrassment

Stop AAPI Hate