2020 Integration Symposium
Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis is a professor of psychology at Pepperdine University and an ordained elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church. She earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from Duke University and her MDiv from Pepperdine University. Dr. Bryant-Davis is a past president of the Society for the Psychology of Women and a past American Psychological Association representative to the United Nations. She directs Pepperdine’s Culture and Trauma Research Lab and has published in the areas of human trafficking, sexual assault, child abuse, intimate partner abuse, racism, and the medical trauma of HIV. She is on the ministerial staff at First AME Church in Los Angeles, has served as a mental health media consultant on CNN and the OWN network, and has a private clinical practice.