Watch the replay of our April 1, 2021 webinar with Dr. Temika Simmons, “The Aftermath of the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election and You.”
About the Session
Dr. Temika Simmons, Director of the Local Government Leadership Institute at Delta State University, will provide a brief overview of the political climate and key events following the 2020 U.S. Presidential election as a context for understanding the cultural implications and personal responsibilities aligned with action and advocacy supporting racial equity and social justice.
About the Presenter
Prior to her work with Delta State’s Leadership Institute, Dr. Simmons served as an active, tenured member of the DSU faculty for more than eight years. Her research interests include professional & racial identity development, teaching efficacy, and municipal and community leadership. In addition to directing the LGLI, Dr. Simmons serves as Chair of the campus Winning the Race Conference and campus lead for Mississippi’s Delta Proud Youth Initiative. Dr. Simmons is a proud graduate of Jackson State University and Howard University where she received her undergraduate (B.S.E.) and graduate (M.Ed. & Ph.D.) training in Educational Psychology. She is a native of Jackson, MS, and lives in Greenville, MS with her husband and two children.