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School of Graduate Studies and Research
515 Orr Drive
Room 469 Tucker Hall
Tallahassee, FL 32307
 
 

College of Social Sciences Arts and Humanities

PSYCHOLOGY

 

Dr. Yvonne Bell

Graduate Faculty

Directive Status

Master’s

Doctoral

Yes

No

No

<<Research >> Analyzing novels that portray Black history and social-cultural themes/issues

 

Dr. Raeford Brown

Graduate Faculty

Directive Status

Master’s

Doctoral

Yes

Yes

No

<<Research >> Dr. Brown's research interests are in the areas of the influence of the African worldview in the socialization of African-American children, particularly related to moral development, and the development and expression of Africentric personality characteristics in Black students. He is also interesting in investigating psychological precursors to alcohol impaired driving safety restraints among African American youth.

 

Dr. DeAnna Burney

Graduate Faculty

Directive Status

Master’s

Doctoral

Yes

Yes

No

<<Research >> Her research interests and study are varied and includes research in the areas of anger and violence among children and adolescents, biofeedback and anger reduction, the study of transportation, evacuation and reunification during natural and created disasters and post-traumatic effects including post-traumatic stress disorder precipitated by poverty among natural disaster victims.

 

Dr. John W. Chambers

Graduate Faculty

Directive Status

Master’s

Doctoral

Yes

Yes

Yes

<<Research >> My academic training and research are in the areas of health psychology, research design and statistical analyses.

 

Dr. Seward E. Hamilton

Graduate Faculty

Directive Status

Master’s

Doctoral

Yes

No

No

<<Research >> Dr. Hamilton's research interests are in the following areas: the incorporation of Black personality theory into Africentric cognitive, educational and psychological assessment batteries, and the influence of African-centered curricula on personality, school behavior and achievement performance outcomes of so-called gifted and non-gifted African-American children.

 

Dr. Huberta Jackson-Lowman

Graduate Faculty

Directive Status

Master’s

Doctoral

Yes

Yes

Yes

 <<Research >> Dr. Jackson-Lowman’s research examines the effects of the intersectionality of race, gender, class, and culture on the health, mental health, and relationships of women of Afrikan descent and explores the use of cultural strategies, such as proverbs and rites of passage, as tools of socialization for Afrikan American youth.

 

Dr. Hunijun Li

Graduate Faculty

Directive Status

Master’s

Doctoral

Yes

Yes

No

<<Research >> Dr. Li has received several federal grants to study psychosocial factors related to help-seeking behaviors among individuals from diverse backgrounds.

 

Dr. Jermaine Robertson

Graduate Faculty

Directive Status

Master’s

Doctoral

Yes

Yes

No

<<Research >> His research focus is on racial and cultural identity and how these impact the development of various psychological and behavioral disorders in African descent populations.  More specifically, he has conducted research identifying the incidence and prevalence rates of various psychological disorders in African American young adults and the social and cultural factors that prevent them from seeking psychological help.

 

Dr. Jackie C. Robinson

Graduate Faculty

Directive Status

Master’s

Doctoral

Yes

Yes

No

<<Research >>

 

Dr. Gwendolyn Singleton

Graduate Faculty

Directive Status

Master’s

Doctoral

Yes

Yes

No

 <<Research >> Neuropsychology, Psychoneuroimmunology, and Alternative/Behavioral Medicine, but also contributes to the reduction the disparities in the incidence, severity and recovery from stress-related diseases in African Americans

 

SOCIAL WORK

 

 

Dr. Barbara Haile

Graduate Faculty

Directive Status

Master’s

Doctoral

Yes

No

No

 <<Research >> Dr. Haile’s current research interests are HIV/AIDS, in both the American and South African contexts; gerontology; and the role of social workers in affecting policy changes.

 

Dr. Brenda Jarmon

Graduate Faculty

Directive Status

Master’s

Doctoral

Yes

No

No

<<Research >> She has conducted research and published extensively in the areas of teen pregnancy prevention, abstinence education, foster care and adoption recruitment and retention policy, and welfare reform.

 

Dr. Merlin Langley

Graduate Faculty

Directive Status

Master’s

Doctoral

Yes

No

No

 <<Research >> His research interests are in the areas of men’s health, behavioral health, higher education of women and minorities, civic engagement among university students, aging, welfare reform, and psychotherapy process and outcome research.

 

 

SOCIOLOGY

 

 

Dr. Cynthia Cook

Graduate Faculty

Directive Status

Master’s

Doctoral

Yes

Yes

Yes

<<Research >>

 

 

MASTER OF APPLIED SOCIAL SCIENCE

 

 

Dr. Titus Brown

Graduate Faculty

Directive Status

Master’s

Doctoral

Yes

Yes

No

<<Research >>

·      African-American History

·      Public History

 

Dr. Kwasi Densu

Graduate Faculty

Directive Status

Master’s

Doctoral

Yes

No

No

<<Research >>

  • Environmental Politics
  • Africana Political Theory
  • Agrarian Social Movements
  • African-American Politics

 

Dr. Kyle Eidahl

Graduate Faculty

Directive Status

Master’s

Doctoral

Yes

Yes

No

<<Research >>

  • French Revolution/Napoleon
  • Early American History/Civil War
  • Haitian Revolution

 

Dr. Reginald Ellis

Graduate Faculty

Directive Status

Master’s

Doctoral

Yes

Yes

No

<<Research >>

  • U.S. History since 1865
  • African American History
  • History of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
  • South African History since 1865

 

Dr. Victor Eno

Graduate Faculty

Directive Status

Master’s

Doctoral

Yes

No

No

<<Research >>

·      Public Administration/Public Policy (Public sector governance, health policy and politics)

·      International Relations (Global health, international development)

·      Comparative Politics (Africa)

 

Dr. William Guzman

Graduate Faculty

Directive Status

Master’s

Doctoral

Yes

No

No

<<Research >>

  • Racial Violence in the Americas
  • Blacks in Latin America & the Caribbean
  • African American History, 1865-present
  • Afro-Latinas/os in the U.S., 1865-present
  • U.S. History, 1865-present

 

Dr. Ufot Inamete

Graduate Faculty

Directive Status

Master’s

Doctoral

Yes

No

No

<<Research >>

  • Foreign Policy Decision-Making
  • The Nature and Management of Foreign Policy

 

Dr. David Jackson

Graduate Faculty

Directive Status

Master’s

Doctoral

Yes

Yes

No

<<Research >>

  • African American history since 1865
  • Ancient Africa with emphasis on Egypt
  • Latin America with emphasis on Brazil

 

Dr. Gary Paul

Graduate Faculty

Directive Status

Master’s

Doctoral

Yes

No

No

<<Research >>

 

Dr. Ameenah Shakir

Graduate Faculty

Directive Status

Master’s

Doctoral

Yes

No

No

<<Research >>

  • Modern African American History
  • Women’s History
  • Race, Gender and Health
  • Health Activism

 

Dr. Keith Simmonds

Graduate Faculty

Directive Status

Master’s

Doctoral

Yes

No

No

<<Research >>

 

Dr. John Warford

Graduate Faculty

Directive Status

Master’s

Doctoral

Yes

No

No

<<Research >>

 

Dr. Larry Wright

Graduate Faculty

Directive Status

Master’s

Doctoral

Yes

No

No

<<Research >>

  • Public Administration/Organizational Behavior
  • Electoral Behavior and Public Policy

 

Dr. Darius Young

Graduate Faculty

Directive Status

Master’s

Doctoral

Yes

Yes

No

<<Research >>

  • 20th Century African American History
  • Jim Crow South
  • African American Political Leadership
  • Race Violence

 

 GENERAL

 

 

Dr.Darryl Scriven

Graduate Faculty

Directive Status

Master’s

Doctoral

Yes

Yes

Yes

<<Research >>