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Monday, May 10, 2021

Monnica Williams – Addressing Racism in Academic Spaces

Lecture
7:00 pm CEST

In this talk, Dr. Monnica Williams will draw on her extensive research in the field to share information about the impact of racism in academic spaces and how to create supportive and inclusive environments. 

Dr. Monnica Williams is the Canada Research Chair for Mental Health Disparities at the University of Ottawa in the School of Psychology. Her work focuses on ethnic minority mental health and psychopathology research. She completed her undergraduate studies at MIT and UCLA and received her doctoral degree from the University of Virginia. She completed her psychological internship at Montreal General Hospital. Dr. Williams co-founded the International OCD Foundation’s Diversity Advisory Board and serves on the editorial board of several academic journals. She has published over 100 scientific articles, primarily on OCD, trauma, and cultural issues. She has been awarded federal, local, and foundation grants to conduct psychological research.

Moderated by Campus Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer May Zeidani Yufanyi.

Contact information:  events@berlin.bard.edu

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