Dé Bryant

Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences IU South Bend

Office phone:
574-520-4447
Email:
dbryant@iusb.edu

Areas of Expertise

Social justice, conscience-raising, community mobilization, program development, participatory action research, teaching, interfaith dialogues.

Expert Bio

De Bryant founded participatory action research Social Action Project and expanded it into neighborhoods in Michiana, Nigeria, Rwanda and South Africa.

She teaches classes on social justice, human behavior and social institutions at the Civil Rights Heritage Center and is a member of the CRHC Advisory Board to extend its influence in the community and as a force for social justice.

Bryant pioneered best practices to build connections between IUSB and the community. She has earned the university's highest teaching award (FACET award) and award for impact of teaching on community (Lundquist award).

She received the Black History Award from the city of South Bend to acknowledge her exemplary efforts to empower neighborhoods.

Bryant received her Ph.D. at Michigan State University in 1990.

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Additional Information

Social Action Project: https://www.facebook.com/socact/

Interfaith South Bend: http://www.interfaithsb.com

Dark Skin, Dangerous Vision: Black Women in the Political Realignment (Video): https://mobilizingideas.wordpress.com/2018/11/01/dark-skin-dangerous-vision-black-women-in-the-political-realignment/

Viewpoint: Human rights are not abstract: https://www.southbendtribune.com/news/opinion/viewpoint/viewpoint-human-rights-are-not-abstract/article_0be88acb-09d0-5e27-8903-e7ba57f1304a.html

Updated on: January 6, 2020