Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum served as the ninth president of Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia (2002-2015) and also acting president of Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts (2002), where she also served as a professor of psychology and education and later as chair of the Department. A nationally recognized authority on racial issues in America and a licensed clinical psychologist, she has toured extensively, leading workshops and presenting papers and lectures on racial identity development.
Dr. Tatum is the author of the critically acclaimed book, Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations About Race. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at Wesleyan College and Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in clinical psychology from the University of Michigan, as well as the Master of Arts degree in religious studies from Hartford Seminary.
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