Nichols to Host Nationally Recognized Speaker: Dr. Howard Stevenson
On Friday, January 13, Nichols will host nationally recognized clinical psychologist Howard Stevenson. Dr. Stevenson is a Professor of Africana Studies at the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania, whose primary research focuses on negotiating racial conflicts.
He also serves as the Executive Director of the Racial Empowerment Collaborative, a research, program development, and training center designed to promote racial literacy in education. He works extensively with organizations and school communities across the country, helping them develop the skills necessary to navigate conversations about race.
Dr. Stevenson will deliver a keynote address introducing the concept of racial literacy and research which supports the practical application for negotiating racial stress, difficult conversations, and relationship conflicts. We are excited to share this opportunity with the entire Nichols community. Dr. Stevenson is a nationally sought expert who has been recognized by Brandeis University for outstanding and lasting scholarly contributions to ethnic, religious, and racial relations. He was also listed as one of the top university-based scholars in the United States who did the most to shape educational practice and policy.
Please join us for this special event. This free presentation is scheduled for 9:00-11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 13. Attendees are encouraged to share questions and comments when they register.