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25th Annual National Black Graduate Conference in Psychology
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
June 6 — 9, 2019

Prairie View A&M University University of Michigan


2019 Program Schedule


June 5, 2019 Pre-Conference

Location: 3rd Floor Terrace, East Hall (530 Church Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm Welcome Networking lunch and registration
2:00 pm – 5:30 pm Option 1: Grant Writing Workshop - Dr. Robert Joseph Taylor (Location: School of Social Work, Room B780)
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Dinner and Conversation with Dr. James Jackson, Daniel Katz Distinguished University Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan (Location: 4464 East Hall)

June 6, 2019

9:00 am – 10:15 am Networking Breakfast (Location: 3rd Floor Terrace East Hall)
Dr. Kathy Burlew & Dr. Beverly Vandiver, Editor, Journal of Black Psychology
Networking Round Robin
10:30 am – 12:30 pm Preparing for Promotion & Tenure (Assistant to Associate & Associate to Full): A practical, intensive workshop (Location: 4448 East Hall)
Moderator: Dr. Jacqueline Mattis
12:30 pm – 1:15 pm Lunch (Location: 3rd Floor Terrace East Hall)
1:30 pm – 5:00 pm Write on Site (Location: Tribute Room (Room 1322), School of Education)
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm BGCP Conference Registration and Opening Reception
6:00 pm - 6:45 pm Welcoming Remarks and Introductions, Dr. Jacqueline Mattis

June 7, 2019

8:15 am - 9:00 am Registration and Breakfast (Location: 3rd Floor Terrace, East Hall)
8:50 am - 9:20 am Welcome (Location: 4448 East Hall)
Dr. Patti Reuter-Lorenz, Chair, Department of Psychology, University of Michigan
Dr. Ethriam Brammer, Assistant Dean and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Implementation Lead, Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan
Welcome and "Conference Tone-setting", Dr. Jacqueline Mattis, BGCP National Steering Committee
9:30 am - 10:00 am PAPER SESSION 1: "Racial Identity in Perspective"
Location: 4448 East Hall
10:00 am - 10:45 am Discussion and Q&A for Paper Session 1
10:45 am - 11:00 am Break/Networking
11:00 am - 11:30 am PAPER SESSION 2: "Broadening Our Perspectives"
Location: 4448 East Hall
11:30 am - 12:15 pm Discussion and Q&A for Paper Session 2
12:15 pm - 12:30 pm Break/Networking
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch (Location: 3rd Floor Terrace East Hall)
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm PAPER SESSION 3: "Considering Microaggressions"
Location: 4448 East Hall
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Discussion and Q&A for Paper Session 3
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm Undergraduate Student Panel: Preparing for Graduate School (Location: 4464 East Hall)
Moderators: Juri Sanchez & Kayla Fike
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm Break/Networking
3:00 - 4:15 pm

Panel Discussion: Professional Options and Pathways (Location: 4448 East Hall)

Panelists:

  • Dr. Tabbye Chavous, Professor of Education and Psychology; Director, National Center for Institutional Diversity (NCID), University of Michigan
  • Dr. Stephanie Rowley, Associate Vice-President for Research, University Michigan. Incoming Provost, Dean & Vice-President of Academic Affairs, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Dr. Kira Branch, Pediatric Psychologist, Division of Behavioral Health Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
4:15 pm - 4:30pm Break/Networking Poster Session Set-Up
4:30 pm - 5:30pm POSTER SESSION 1 (Location: 1st Floor Atrium East Hall)
5:45 pm - 6:45 pm Dinner (Location: 3rd Floor Terrace/ 4448 East Hall)
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Invited Panel:

  • Dr. Claude Steele, Lucie Stern Emeritus Professor in the Social Sciences, Stanford University
  • Dr. Vonnie McLoyd, Ewart A. C. Thomas Collegiate Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan
  • Dr. Ann Kathy Burlew, Professor Emeritus of Psychology, University of Cincinnati
  • Dr. Melvin Wilson, Professor of Psychology, University of Virginia
  • Dr. James Jones, Trustees Distinguished Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Director of the Center for the Study of Diversity, University of Delaware
  • Moderator: Dr. Robert M. Sellers, Vice-Provost for Diversity and Charles D. Moody Collegiate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Michigan

June 8, 2019

8:15 am - 8:55 am Coffee/Breakfast (Location: 3rd Floor Terrace East Hall)
9:00 am - 9:30 am PAPER SESSION 4: "Race in Context"
Location: 4448 East Hall
9:30 am - 10:15 am Discussion and Q&A for Paper Session 4
10:15 am - 10:30 am Break/Networking
10:30 am - 11:00 am PAPER SESSION 5: "Pathways to Health and Well-Being" (Location: 4448 East Hall)
11:00 am - 11:45 am Discussion and Q&A for Paper Session 5
11:45 am - 11:50 am Break/Networking
11:50 am - 1:00 pm Lunch (Location: 3rd Floor Terrace, East Hall)
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm Break/Networking
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Panel: Surviving and Thriving in Graduate School and Beyond (Location: 4448 East Hall)

Panelists:

  • Dr. Meredith Hope, Paul B. Cornely Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Research on Ethnicity, Culture, and Health at the University of Michigan
  • Dr. Seanna Leath, Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Virginia 
  • Dr. Bridget Richardson, Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Dr. Chauncey Smith, Assistant Professor of Education, University of Virginia
  • Dr. Dominique Thomas, Scholarship to Practice Fellow at the National Center for Institutional Diversity
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm Break/Networking
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm POSTER SESSION 2
Location: 1st Floor Atrium East Hall
3:45 pm - 4:00 pm Break/Networking
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm PAPER SESSION 6
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm Discussion and Q&A for Paper Session 6
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm Break
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

25/50th Anniversary Celebration Dinner

Location: 3rd Floor Terrace/ 4448 East Hall
Moderator: Kelsie M. Thorne, 2019-20 BSPA Chair    
Keynote: Sankofa: Reaching Back and Looking Forward
Dr. Shawn Bediako, Dr. Robert Sellers, Dr. Jules Harrell
Awards and Acknowledgements


June 9, 2019

9:00 am - 9:15 am Check out of Holiday Inn; Check out of North Quad
9:30 am - 10:30 am Breakfast with Conference Faculty, Networking and Conference Participants
Location: 3rd Floor Terrace East Hall
10:30 am - 12:00 pm Concluding Session with Feedback (Faculty and Students)
Location: 4448 East Hall
1:00 pm - 3:30pm Conference Ends

 

 

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