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Sense of belonging in Korean transracial adoptees

posted Dec 15, 2011, 10:24 PM by Luke K   [ updated Dec 15, 2011, 10:25 PM ]
My name is Danielle Godon, and I am pursuing my M.A. in psychology at Mount Holyoke College. I would like to invite you to participate in a study of Korean adoptees that focuses on sense of belonging to one’s birth and adoptive groups.

Being a Korean adoptee myself, I know what it is like to look one way, but sometimes feel another way. For my thesis, I am exploring how we navigate between feelings of similarity and difference. Since past studies have indicated some Korean adoptees feel like outsiders amongst both White people and Korean people, I hope to discover factors that facilitate positive interpretations of difference

I am looking for people who were adopted from Korea, by a White parent or parents, to participate in an online survey that takes about 30 minutes to complete. To compensate you for your time, at the end of the survey, you will have the option to be entered into three raffles for $50 each. If you are interested in taking the survey, please click the link below.

Thank you very much for considering my request. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to email me (, or my advisor, Patricia Ramsey ( If you have friends who might be willing to complete this survey, please send them the link!

Thank you!

Danielle Godon