Social Equity and Health Research
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
455 Spadina Avenue, Suite 300
Toronto, ON M5S 2G8
Dr. Violet Kaspar is an Independent Scientist in the Social and Epidemiological Research (SER) Department. Dr. Kaspar is also an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto.Areas of Research
Dr. Kaspar's research is focused on the psychological adjustment and health of racial and ethnic minority youth. Her research program is comprised of several studies aimed at providing explanations for differential distributions of health and adjustment outcomes in minority populations.
Dr. Kaspar's studies focus on delineating important processes by which diverse sources of adverse events and situations, including traumatic experiences, discrimination stress, and economic disadvantages give rise to racial and ethnic disparities in psychopathology. Publications
View Dr. Kaspar's publications on PubMed