A little about myself

About Me

Experience & Success

Dr. Keisha V . Thompson, PsyD

Psychologist, Podcaster, Documentarian
Dr. Keisha V . Thompson, is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Kingsborough Community College, City University of New York. She is also the co-creator and co director of the Historically Underrepresented Faculty & Staff Resource Center at Kingsborough.
Educational Background

Dr. Thompson holds her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Texas A&M University. 

She completed her bachelor’s degree in Business Communication at Baruch College, CUNY, and her master’s degree in School Counseling at Hunter College, CUNY. Her clinical experience includes college counseling, community mental health, the federal prison system, VA medical center, and various K-12 school settings.
Her professional interests include diversity issues in higher education, themes of psychosocial development, and mental health in Black youth and women.
As a first-generation immigrant and college graduate, it is important to Dr. Thompson that her work addresses issues of cultural diversity.

As such fostering diversity is the focus of her scholarship, teaching, and service to her community. In the classroom she operates from a socio-political framework which allows her to address issues of culture, health, and social justice as they relate to individuals and institutions.


In her spare time, Dr. Thompson enjoys singing and convening spaces where women can come together to provide encouragement, share ideas, and build community

Podcast Host

“Misadventures of an Inspired Woman,” which highlights personal goals and achievement in women, and “Black and Saved, ” aimed at fostering community at the intersection of Blackness and Christianity.
Experience & Success

My qualifications and development over the years

Dr. Thompson’s research agenda is centered around Blackness in the African diaspora. Dr. Thompson enjoys spending time in the classroom and community empowering individuals through expanding their knowledge base and encouraging them to be change agents in society. There All Along: The Women of Trinidad & Tobago 1970 Black Power is her first film project.
Content Creation

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