The Black Scholar Series: Dr. Kevin Cokley
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Wednesday, October 12th | 9:30 – 11:00 AM CT
Main Lecture: African American Achievement and Mental Health: Negotiating Identity, Racism, and Impostor Feelings
This talk will review how a program of research examining racial identity and achievement led to a focus on the impostor phenomenon and mental health. Current research examining impostor feelings is discussed and data examining student-faculty interactions, university environment, and academic attitudes among Black students will be presented.
Wednesday, October 12th | 1:00 – 2:00 PM CT
Affinity Session: The Affinity Session provides the opportunity for Black students, staff, and faculty to come together in community with each other and the visiting scholar to collectively reflect on their realities of being Black and in the field of psychology.
Wednesday, October 12th | 2:30 – 3:30 PM CT
Special Session: Disseminating Public Scholarship Beyond the Academy: The Importance of Writing Op-Eds
This talk will inform individuals about the importance of engaging in public scholarship that goes beyond the academy. Individuals will learn about the structure of writing an op-ed and the type of impact it can have.
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