Antoinette Landor, associate professor in the department of human development and family science in the College of Human Environmental Sciences at the University of Missouri, was recently named the 2020 Undergraduate Research Mentor by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. The award recognizes a faculty member in the human sciences for exceptional performance as a research mentor to undergraduate students.
Dr. Landor’s research focuses on the effect of race on individual, relational, and family health and functioning. Over the past five years, she has helped guide the research of more than 20 students at the undergraduate level.
At the University of Missouri, Dr. Landor also serves as the Millsap Professor of Diversity & Multicultural Studies, and co-founder and associate director of the Center for Body Image Research and Policy. She joined the faculty at the university in 2014 after serving as a postdoctoral scholar at the Center for Developmental Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Dr. Landor is a summa cum laude graduate of Gambling State University in Louisiana, where she majored in psychology. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in human development and family science from the University of Georgia.