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Christena Cleveland Ph.D. is a social psychologist, public theologian, author, and activist. She is the founder and director of the recently-launched Center for Justice + Renewal, a non-profit dedicated to helping justice advocates sharpen their understanding of the social realities that maintain injustice while also stimulating the soul’s enormous capacity to resist and transform those realities. Committed to leading both in scholarly settings and in the public square, Christena writes regularly, speaks widely, and consults with organizations.

Dr. Cleveland holds a Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of California Santa Barbara as well as an honorary doctorate from the Virginia Theological Seminary. She integrates psychology, theology, and art to stimulate our spiritual imaginations. An award-winning researcher and author, Christena has held faculty positions at several institutions of higher education — most recently at Duke University’s Divinity School, where she led a research team investigating self-compassion as a buffer to racial stress. She is currently working on her third book which examines the relationship among race, gender, and cultural perceptions of the Divine.

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January 18-20 — January Adventure — St. Simons Island, GA

February 20-21 — CEEP Conference — Boston, MA

April 3 — Salvation Army: Nat’l Social Services Conference — Kansas City, MO

April 20 — Wheelock Conference at Dartmouth College — Hanover, NH

May 18 — Leading the Beloved Community Conference — Detroit, MI

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September 19-22 — Just Leadership Institute for Emerging Leaders — Carmel, CA

October 14-18 — Just Leadership Institute for Senior Leaders — Montreat, NC

October 17 — Racial Awareness & Mindfulness: A Festival of Arts, Awareness, Healing, and Justice — Washington, DC

January 17-19 — Soulful Justice Retreat — Art of Living Retreat Center, Boone NC

September 20 — Myers Park Presbyterian Church — Charlotte, NC

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Please note that Dr. Cleveland is currently on writing sabbatical. As such, we are not accepting writing, book review, or interview requests at this time.

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