The History of Black Psychology

2022-02-15T00:08:43-08:00

by Brianna J. Downey As the recent apology from the American Psychological Association for its complicit contributions to racism has proven, many of the societal and institutional underpinnings in America have been discriminatory toward African Americans in theory, policy, and practice. In the psychological realm, this imbalance was met with the formulation of Black Psychology. Also known as African Psychology, Black Psychology is a scientific field that primarily focuses on how people of the African Diaspora experience the world. Black Psychology emerged in the U.S. as the direct result of the conceptualization of Black people under Westernized notions in psychology. [...]

The History of Black Psychology2022-02-15T00:08:43-08:00

Fielding EdD Student and STEM Educator Nominated for Nation’s Highest Honor

2022-06-13T14:24:46-07:00

Fielding EdD doctoral student and STEM Educator, Craig Young, was nominated recently for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). Craig Young, EdD doctoral student and STEM educator Craig Young is Diné (Navajo) from the Great Navajo Nation and a U.S. Marine veteran. He is Honágháahnii, born for Kinłichíi’nii. His maternal grandfather is Tł’ááshchí’í, and his paternal grandfather is Nát’oh Dine’é Táchii’nii. As a recognized outstanding STEM educator, Mr. Young was nominated recently for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST), the nation’s highest honor for STEM and computer science teachers. [...]

Fielding EdD Student and STEM Educator Nominated for Nation’s Highest Honor2022-06-13T14:24:46-07:00
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