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Disrupting Racism and Microaggressions in the Classroom

Webinar: March 26 | 12 PM – 1:30 PM

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In this presentation, Dr. Jioni Lewis, an expert on racial microaggressions will present a workshop on interpersonal racism and microaggressions in the classroom and academic spaces. Dr. Lewis will highlight various manifestations of racism and microaggressions, discuss the impact of microaggressions on the mental health and well-being of students of color, and provide recommendations for faculty and administrators on how to intervene when microaggressions occur.

Speaker: Dr. Jioni Lewis

Dr. Jioni Lewis is an Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology at the University of Maryland, College Park in the Department of Counseling, Higher Education, and Special Education. Her research is focused on investigating the influence of discrimination on the mental and physical health of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), with a specific focus on the impact of gendered racism on women of color, as well as radical healing, coping, and resilience strategies. She has received several national awards for her research, teaching, and advocacy, such as the 2020 Social Justice Award from the Society of Counseling Psychology and the 2020 Emerging Leader for Women in Psychology Award from the Committee on Women in Psychology.