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Temika Simmons

Center for Community & Economic Dev

Program Director, LGLI


  • Ph.D., Educational Psychology, Howard University
  • M.Ed., Educational Psychology, Howard University
  • B.S.E., Elementary Education, Jackson State University

Academic Interests

  • Racial, Ethnic, Sexual Identity Development
  • The Professionalization & Training of K-12 Teachers
  • Faculty Training and Preparation
  • Community Development and Municipal Training
  • Social Justice, Racial Equity, Diversity Programming, Multicultural Education

Additional Campus & Professional Activities

  • Advisor, DSU African American Student Council
  • Advisor, DSU Chapter of the Mississippi Association of Educators
  • Member, DSU Diversity Committee
  • Chair, DSU Winning the Race Conference
  • State of Mississippi Educator License #168750, Class AAAA (Endorsements in K-8 Education; Social Studies, English, Psychology (grades 7-12)
  • Board Member, Mississippi Center for Justice

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