Click here to see my talk given at Harvard , Nov. 2015 - Bridge Over Troubled Waters: Maintaining Wellness for Students of Color in Racially and Academically Stressful Environments
Topics I can speak on include the following:
Myth of Black Anti-Intellectualism
Impostor Phenomenon and Mental Health
Impostor Phenomenon and Academic Achievement
Racial Identity and Academic Achievement
Racial Disparities in School Discipline
Policing and Black Community Relations
De-Escalation Training for Police Officers
Politics of Ethnic Minority Research
Politics of Black Identity
How to Publish in Academic Journals
Recent talks and workshops I have given:
Surviving and Thriving in Academia. Texas Women’s University. Denton, TX. (2019, May).
The Role of the Impostor Phenomenon in Ethnic Minority Student Achievement. Carleton College. Northfield, MN. (2019, May).
Psychological Impact of Racism and the Impostor Phenomenon on Mental Health. Mental Health and Wellness Association for California Community Colleges. Chabot College. (2019, April).
Feel Like a Fraud? How Impostor Feelings May Help Achievement But Hurt Well-Being. The Myth of Black Anti-Intellectualism. Georgia State University Cultural Competence Keynote. Georgia State University. (2019, April).
Dealing with Impostor Phenomenon. 14th Annual Black Male Retreat. Sponsored by the Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male. Ohio State University. (2019, March).
Lawyering While Black: Overcoming Impostorism in a Racialized World. Minority Outreach Conference, Lawyer Assistance Program. Durham, NC. (2019, February).
De-Escalation Training for Police Officers. 4 hour workshop for the Travis County Sheriff's Department. (2018, June).
The Myth of Black Anti-Intellectualism: The True Psychology of African American Students. San Francisco State University. (2018, June).
Emerging Data on the Role of the Impostor Phenomenon in Mental Health and Academic Outcomes. Psychology Department P&SC & Diversity Committee Colloquium. University of Michigan. (2018, March).
The Role of the Impostor Phenomenon in Mental Health and Academic Outcomes. Psychological Sciences Spring Colloquium. Winston-Salem State University. (2018, February).
De-Escalation Training for Police Officers. 2 hour workshop for the Travis County Sheriff's Department. (2017, August).
How Black Lives Matter Awakened My Inner Activist-Scholar. Social Justice in College Counseling Conference. Texas A&M University. (2017, May).
Who are you? A Conversation on Impostor Phenomenon. Navigating the Academy: Can I Get a Seat at the Table? From Theory to Practice: Community Engagement in the Academy. Discussion on your Path to Success. Engaging Race and Education: Past, Present and Future. The Graduate Mentoring Center Trailblazers and Innovator Scholar. Indiana University. (2017, April).
Hegemonic Psychology and the Politics of Ethnic Minority Research. Invited talk by the Psychology Department at the University of Cincinnati. (2017, April).
The Psychological (and Physical) Impact of Racism. Health Disparities Lunch and Learn Series. Dell Medical School. Sandra Joy Anderson Community Health and Wellness Center. Austin, TX. (2017, April).
The Myth of Black Anti-Intellectualism. Workshop for Teachers. LBJ Presidential Library, University of Texas at Austin. (2017, April).
Black History Month Event. Luncheon Panel Speaker. Palo Alto College, San Antonio, TX. (2017, February).
“Success Always Leaves Footprints”: Black Education. Keynote Speaker for Black History Month Celebration. Fort Sam Houston Military Base. San Antonio, TX. (2017, February).
Black Lives Matter. Invited Talk for Students at the University of Texas at Austin. (2016, November).
Psychologists for Black Lives. Invited Talk for a Black Lives Matter Event at the 2016 American Psychological Association Convention. (2016, August).
Promoting Positive Mental Health for African American Students. Invited Talk for the 2016 NAACP Academic, Cultural, Technological, and Scientific Olympics. (2016, July).
The Psychological Impact of Racism. Invited Workshop by Georgia State University Cultural Competency Conference. (2016, April)
Emerging Data on the Role of the Impostor Phenomenon in Mental Health and Academic Outcomes, Invited talk by UCLA Semal/NPI Grand Rounds (2016, January)
Bridge Over Troubled Waters: Maintaining Wellness for Students of Color in Racially and Academically Stressful Environments, Invited talk by The Steve Fund at Harvard University, Boston, MS. (2015, November)
The Myth of Black Anti-Intellectualism, Invited Talk by the Oklahoma Network for the Teaching of Psychology Conference, Stillwater, OK. (2015, September)
The Myth of Black Anti-Intellectualism, Invited Plenary for the 123rd American Psychological Association Convention, Toronto, CA., (2015, August)
The Myth of Black Anti-Intellectualism, Invited Talk by the Psychology Department. Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN., (2015, March)
Challenges Facing African American Students on Predominantly White Campuses: Impostor Phenomenon, Invited Webinar for the Steven C. Rose Legacy Fund and the Jed Foundation, (2015, March)
The Myth of Black Anti-Intellectualism, Invited Talk by the Anna Julia Cooper Center. Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC., (2015, January)
Perceived Discrimination, Impostor Feelings, and the Mental Health of High-Achieving Students of Color, Invited Webinar for the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students Committee for the Advancement of Racial and Ethnic Diversity. Attended by 170 people, making it the highest attended webinar., (2014, December)
Perceived Discrimination, Impostor Feelings, and the Mental Health of High-Achieving Students of Color, Invited Talk for Young, Gifted, and @ Risk: Symposium on High-Achieving Students of Color and Mental Health, Presented by the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America in collaboration with the Stephen C. Rose Legacy Fund, Brown University, Providence, RI., (2014, October)