Dr. Kevin W. Allison

Dr. Kevin W. Allison

Kevin Allison currently serves as the associate dean for community activities in the College of Humanities and Sciences at Virginia Commonwealth University and is a professor in psychology and in the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs. He received his Ph.D. in clinical community psychology from DePaul University, and his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Allison has been involved in the development and evaluation of school and community interventions supporting healthy developmental trajectories for urban youth. He serves as the associate director of the VCU Clark-Hill Institute for Positive Youth Development, one of the Centers for Disease Control National Academic Centers of Excellence on Youth Violence Prevention. Dr. Allison is also the co-author with Dr. Faye Belgrave of African American Psychology: From Africa to America.

Books by Author

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Each volume provides a culturally appropriate session-based program to help preadolescent and adolescent boys or girls achieve greater self-esteem,

Brothers of Ujima: A Cultural Enrichment Program to Empower Adolescent African-American Males
A Cultural Enrichment Program to Empower Adolescent African-American Males
Ujima is a Kiswahili word that means collective work and responsibility.