DR. MAYA CORNIELLE

Maya Aisha Corneille is a writer, educator, and scholar whose literary and scholarly work has appeared in various publications, including the Firefly Ridge Literary Magazine, Journal of Black Psychology, and the Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice.She has a Master’s degree in child clinical psychology and a Ph.D. in social psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University.  Dr. Corneille is the co-director of the Collective Health and Education Equity Research (CHEER) Collective. The CHEER Collective seeks to (1) build knowledge and collective action plans to enhance Black wellness and educational opportunities, (2) identify strategies to dismantle structural inequalities, and (3) understand ways to build upon collective strengths in the Black community. Dr. Corneille is currently a Visiting Associate Professor at Morehouse College. She serves as a collective member for the Beautiful Project and board member for Her Story Garden Studios: Inspiring Black women to self-define, heal, and liberate.