In this conversation, Dr. Leconté Dill will share her expertise in public health, Black girls, and creative projects as contributions to the field of Black girlhood studies.
Dr. LeConté Dill is the Director of Public Health Practice and Clinical Associate Professor of Social and Behavioral Science at New York University (NYU) in the School of Global Public Health. Her community-engaged research interests are focused on addressing health inequities and fostering protective factors among urban youth of color. Using qualitative and arts-based research methods, she examines the relationship between adolescent development and multiple levels of violence. Dr. Dill has a commitment toward transdisciplinary research, and her work has been published in such journals as the American Journal of Public Health, Health Education & Behavior, Journal of Adolescent Research, American Journal of Community Psychology, and Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism.
Funded by the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Equity and co-sponsored with the Institute of Public Health, American Culture Studies, and Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies
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