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Dr. Lamar White

Part-time Faculty, Psychology

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Dr. Lamar White earned his Ph.D. in developmental psychology from Howard University (2015). Recently, White published “Communal and Individual Learning Contexts," Journal of Black Psychology (2016). Currently, he is working on publishing “Impacts of Interpersonal Teaching Styles and Cultural Learning Context on Student Engagement, Student Mattering, Academic Performance of College Students." He has amassed several years of clinical counseling, educational research, college student development and program evaluation experience at various institutions.


  • Doctorate – developmental psychology – Howard University
  • Master's – counseling psychology/education – Clark Atlanta University
  • Bachelor's – psychology – Clark Atlanta University

Academic Interests

  • School reform (college population)
  • Achievement gap closing strategies
  • Student engagement
  • Student mattering
  • Effective teaching and study strategies
  • Teacher-student relationship quality (TSRQ)
  • Retention strategies for minority students

Professional Affiliations

  • American Education Research Association (AERA)
  • Kappa Alpha Psi, Fraternity Incorporated
  • Clark Atlanta University Alumni Association
  • Howard University Alumni Association