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Tuesday, January 22
UD Speaker Series & Annual MLK Commemorative talk by Beverly Daniel Tatum
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Location: Kennedy Union Ballroom
Cost: Free

Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Speaker.

Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, best-selling author of Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? and president, emerita, of Spelman College, will deliver the University's Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Address. A clinical psychologist by training, Tatum is a nationally recognized authority on topics of racial identity development, race and education, strategies for creating inclusive campus environments and higher education leadership. From 2002 to 2015, Tatum served as president of Spelman College.

A longtime civic leader in the Atlanta community, Tatum is actively engaged in many initiatives designed to expand access to educational opportunities for underserved students and their families. Tatum also serves on the governing boards of several organizations, including Morehouse College, Smith College, Achieve Atlanta, Georgia Power Company and the Educational Testing Service. Throughout her career, she has been honored with many prestigious distinctions. Among her most notable accolades are a 2005 Brock International Prize in Education and a 2014 APA Award for Outstanding Lifetime Contributions to Psychology.

Tatum holds a B.A. degree in psychology from Wesleyan University, and M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Michigan as well as an M.A. in Religious Studies from Hartford Seminary.

A book signing will follow her presentation.

For additional information or special accommodations, please contact the office of the provost at 937-229-2245.

Contact Information:
Name: UD Speaker Series
Phone: 937-229-2245