Regina Day Langhout

TitleProvost, Oakes College,
DivisionSocial Sciences Division,
Undergraduate Education
DepartmentPsychology Department,
Oakes College
AffiliationsLatin American & Latino Studies,
Community Studies Program,
Critical Race and Ethnic Studies
Phone831-459-2535 (Psychology),
831-459-2769 (Oakes Provost)
Web Site Personal Research Webpage
Oakes Staff Webpage
OfficeSocial Sciences 2, Room 263,
Oakes, Room 126
Office HoursMonday 2-3pm & by appointment (Spring 2018)
Campus Mail StopPsychology Faculty Services
MailPsychology Department, 1156 High St.
Santa Cruz, CA
Regina Day Langhout

Research Interests

School-community-university collaboration; how schooling experiences are informed by social class, race, and gender; participatory action research

Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., University of Illinois,Urbana-Champaign
B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz

Selected Publications

  • Langhout, R.D., Collins, C., & Ellison, E.R. (2014). Examining relational empowerment for elementary school students in a yPAR program. American Journal of Community Psychology, 3, 369-381.

  • Fernández, J.S., & Langhout, R.D. (2014). “A community with diversity of culture, wealth, resources, and living experiences:” Defining neighborhood in an unincorporated area. American Journal of Community Psychology, 53(1-2), 122-133.

  • Kohfeldt, D.M., & Langhout, R.D. (2012). The 5 whys: A tool for developing problem definitions in collaboration with children. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 22, 316-329.

  • Silva, J.M. & Langhout, R.D. (2011). Cultivating agents of change in children: An ethnographic analysis. Theory and Research in Social Education, 39, 61-91.

  • Kohfeldt, D., Chhun, L., Grace, S., & Langhout, R.D. (2011). Youth empowerment in context: Exploring tensions in school-based yPAR. American Journal of Community Psychology, 47, 28-45.

  • Dworski-Riggs, D., & Langhout, R.D. (2010). Elucidating the power in empowerment and the participation in participatory action research: A story about research team and elementary school change. American Journal of Community Psychology, 45, 215-230.

  • Langhout, R.D. (2003). Reconceptualizing quantitative and qualitative methods: A case study dealing with place as an exemplar. American Journal of Community Psychology, 32, 229-244.

Teaching Interests

Psych 159H: Community-based Interventions
Psych 159P: Social-Community Psychology in Practice
Psych 182: Advanced Research Methods
Psych 204: Quantitative Data Analysis