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MEDIA ADVISORY: Distinguished Psychologist to Present on Diversity in Higher Education at University of Missouri

April 21st, 2016

Story Contact: Christian Basi, 573-882-4430, BasiC@missouri.edu

By Amanda Narverud

WHAT: Joseph L. White, Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of California, Irvine, will present “The Browning of America: Implications for Diversity in Higher Education” at the University of Missouri.

WHO: A pioneer in the field of Black psychology, White has received numerous awards, including a Presidential Citation from the American Psychological Association for his distinguished career as a practicing psychologist devoted to social justice and committed to racial, gender and cultural equality.

White has worked in the fields of psychology and mental health as a teacher, mentor, administrator, clinical supervisor, writer, consultant and clinical psychologist.

WHEN: 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 20

WHERE: Room 204 Neff Hall, 305 Ninth Street, MU Campus

NOTE: A reception will follow the presentation at 7:45 p.m. in Jesse Hall Rotunda. The event is sponsored by the Association of Black Graduate and Professional Students; the Division of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity; the Department of Black Studies; the Department of Psychological Sciences; the Psychological Services Clinic; and the Department of Education, School and Counseling Psychology.

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