Ethnic Identity Scale-Brief (EIS-B)

Student-reported exploration of their ethnic identity, resolution of their ethnic identity, and affirmation of that identity.

Content

Domains
Self Awareness
Subdomain

Ethnic Identity, Exploration

Grades
9th Grade,
10th Grade,
11th Grade,
12th Grade,
Post secondary
Languages
English,
Spanish
Respondent
Student

Administration Information

Length
9 items
Administration
Computer,
Paper
Timed
No

Access and Use

Contact
Open Access
Yes
Use in Research

Sanchez, D., Whittaker, T. A., Hamilton, E., & Arango, S. (2017). Familial ethnic socialization, gender role attitudes, and ethnic identity development in Mexican-origin early adolescents. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 23(3), 335–347. https://doi.org/10.1037/cdp0000142

Umaña-Taylor, A. J., Douglass, S., Updegraff, K. A., & Marsiglia, F. F. (2018). A Small-Scale Randomized Efficacy Trial of the Identity Project: Promoting Adolescents' Ethnic-Racial Identity Exploration and Resolution. Child development89(3), 862–870. https://doi.org/10.1111/cdev.12755

Psychometrics

Scoring
Manual scoring
Psychometric References

Douglass, S., & Umaña-Taylor, A. J. (2015). A brief form of the Ethnic Identity Scale: Development and empirical validation. Identity: An International Journal of Theory and Research, 15(1), 48–65. https://doi.org/10.1080/15283488.2014.989442

Item Type
Likert