Dr. Enrique Neblett will present “#RealDiversityMatters: Reflections and Authentic Solutions in The Era of ‘Fake News'” at Lynchburg College on Tuesday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Hopwood Auditorium.
The talk will draw on Dr. Neblett’s experiences promoting diversity and inclusion in higher education settings, including his successes and frustrations. He will discuss the different ways people view diversity today and propose practical ways to improve diversity and inclusion initiatives on college campuses.
Dr. Neblett is an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience and the lab director of the African American Youth Wellness Laboratory at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Neblett’s widely published research examines the link between racism and health in African American youth. He teaches courses on psychological disorders of childhood and adolescence, African American psychology, and racism, racial identity, and African American mental health. In 2016, Dr. Neblett was appointed co-director of Diversity Initiatives in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. He has received two of UNC’s highest campus-wide awards for teaching excellence.
Dr. Neblett is the guest of the Teaching and Learning Center at Lynchburg College.