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Department of Social Work
1339 Wahnish Way
300 Benjamin Banneker, Building B
Tallahassee, Florida 32307
Merlin Langley, Ph.D.
Associate Professor 
Contact: Room 308, (850) 599-3830
E-mail:  merlin.langley@famu.edu    

Merlin R. Langley, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist, Associate Professor & Director of the Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at Florida Agricultural &Mechanical University (FAMU). Dr. Langley served as chairperson of the Department of Social Work from 2008-2011 at FAMU. His research interests are in the areas of leadership in higher education, professional identity development of African Americans, and the examination of cultural and personality factors that contribute to mental health and health outcome disparities among diverse ethnic groups. Dr. Langley has conducted research, published and presented scholarly papers in these areas. He received the Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in clinical psychology with a minor in social work from Florida State University, a post graduate certificate in counseling psychology from Northeastern University, Ed.M. in Counseling and Guidance from Boston University, and a B.A. degree in psychology from the City University of New York - The City College. Dr. Langley also completed two post-doctoral psychology fellowships at Harvard. He is also an alumnus of  Leadership Tallahassee, (Class XX), Florida State University Institute for Academic Leadership and the Management Development Program at Harvard Graduate School of Education.