Sheila Peters, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair of Psychology
Baker-Nord Center, Clark Hall 206
Dr. Sheila Peters is Associate Professor and Chair of Psychology at Fisk University. She received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of North Carlina-Chapel Hill and her M.S. and Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University. She is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in working with vulnerable child and adolescent populations. Dr. Peters is a national trainer and researcher in the area of female juvenile delinquency and cultural competence. In her capacities at Fisk, she is an advisor to the Fisk Race Relations Institute and the lead instructor with former Vice President Al Gore within the family-centered community building course. In her civic duties, she is former Chair and commissioner with the Metropolitan Nashville/Davidson County Human Relations Commission, former vice-chair and commissioner with the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth, board member of Tennessee Voices for Children, Nashville Read, and Oasis Center. She is the past president of the Nashville Branch of the NAACP. She is an advisor to the Alpha Beta Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and a member of the National Coalition of the 100 Black Women, Metropolitan Nashville Chapter.
This lecture is sponsored by the Case/Fisk Initiative
through the CWRU Office of the Provost.
For more information, contact the Schubert Center.