Danice Brown

Professor (she/her/hers)


Contact Info

LA 2122


Ph.D. & M.A. in Counseling Psychology,
The Ohio State University

Pre-doctoral internship,
University of Illinois at Chicago
counseling center

Clinical postdoc, Southern Illinois University
Edwardsville counseling center

B.A. in Psychology,
The Ohio State University

Areas of Expertise

African American resiliency & mental health

Cultural socialization

Clinical work with culturally diverse populations

Multicultural competence in psychotherapy

Currently, Dr. Brown's research is examining the intersecting gendered racial socialization experiences of African American women.

Teaching Info

Dr. Brown has taught graduate courses in cognitive assessment, multicultural counseling and psychotherapy, group counseling, and career counseling. She currently teaches graduate courses in group counseling and practicum.


Selected Publications

Brown, D. L., Blackmon, S., Griffin-Fennell, F., Darden, T. M.*, & Bannerman, D. M.* (2020). Intersectional perspectives of Black women’s mental health: Strategies for clinical training. Women & Therapy, 43(3-4), 330-347. doi: 10.1080/02703149.2020.1729467

Brown, DL., Blackmon, S., & Shiflet, A.*. (2018). Safer sexual practices among African American women: intersectional socialisation and sexual assertiveness. Culture, health & sexuality20(6), 673-689doi: 10.1080/13691058.2017.1370132

Brown, D. L., Blackmon, S., Rosnick, C. B., Griffin-Fennell, F. D., & Johnson, R. W. (2017). Initial development of a gendered-racial socialization scale for African American college women. Sex Roles, 77(3), 178-193. doi: 10.1007/s11199-016-0707-x

Brown, D. L., & Tylka, T. (2011). Racial discrimination and resilience in African American young girls: Examining racial socialization as a moderator. Journal of Black Psychology, 37, 259-285. doi: 10.1177/0095798410390689.