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Jioni Lewis Mentoring Work Lauded

In January, Jioni Lewis, assistant professor of psychology, was recognized by the American Psychological Association at its National Multicultural Conference and Summit with a Rising Star award, an honor given to early-career professionals who demonstrate a strong commitment to multicultural research, teaching, and social justice advocacy in the field of psychology.

In August 2018, Lewis received the APA’s Charles and Shirley Thomas Award for her significant contributions in the area of student mentoring and development and her work toward making psychology responsive and relevant to the needs of the African American community.

Read more about Lewis’s mentoring efforts.

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