Dubois-Hamer Institute

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Advisory Board

Larae Brown, CSUN College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Larae Brown, Web Services and Accessibility Coordinator, CSUN College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Phone: (818) 677-4030
Office: SH 401
Email: lbrown@csun.edu

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Timothy L. Conley, Executive Producer and owner of 67 Entertainment

Tim Conley

Timothy L. Conley

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Email: timothy.conley@csun.edu

Timothy L. Conley is the Executive Producer and owner of 67 Entertainment; a Los Angeles based film, television, and new media company. In addition, he is a higher education instructor with appointments at California State University, Northridge, Santa Monica College, and the Los Angeles Film School. His research focus is in Africana Studies, Film Studies, Media Studies, and Hip-Hop Business & Culture. Timothy is a retired professional athlete that firmly believes in philanthropy to change one’s community. He currently serves as a member of the Santa Monica Bay Area Human Relations Council; a nonprofit organization that promotes a culture of fair treatment, inclusion, and equal access to opportunities.

Rashawn Green, CSUN Learning Resource Center

Rashawn Green, Learning Resouce Center

Rashawn Green, CSUN Learning Resource Center

Phone: 818-677-2033
Office: OV 300

Rashawn Green is the Director for the Learning Resource Center at California State University, Northridge where she has been making contributions to the university for over 20 years. 

As an alumna of the University, earning both her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Master of Arts in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies degrees, she is in a unique position in understanding how to balance university protocol with student needs.

Rashawn is an active member of the Matador family and serves on several boards and committees on campus.  She is part of the emancipated foster youth Resilient Scholars Program; the Teaching Learning Group, who launched the Five Gears for Activating Learning: Researched-Based Principles for Teaching and Learning;and the Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam Advisory Board to name a few.  She is also a founding executive board member of the Black Alumni Association and serves as its treasurer and liaison to the Black Graduation Committee.

In addition to her work on campus, she is very active with community based organizations and associations.  She is a lifetime member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Rashawn spends her limited free time with her husband of over 17 years and her two children who are the motivation behind all of the extraordinary work she has done for so many years.

Vera Hampton, Associate Director, CSUN Student Outreach and Recruitment

Vera HamptonVera Hampton, Associate Director, CSUN Student Outreach and Recruitment

Phone: (818) 677-2967
Office: BH 190
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Vera Hampton administers and directs outreach and recruitment efforts aimed at prospective domestic, out-of-state and international freshmen and transfer students for Student Outreach and Recruitment. She brings more than 10 years of professional experience in admissions, outreach and recruitment, having worked at California State University, Monterey Bay, University of California, Santa Cruz, and most recently, in the office of Student Outreach and Recruitment at San Jose State University. Vera has earned a bachelor's degree in human communication from CSU Monterey Bay, and a master’s degree in education counseling and student personnel from San Jose State.

Dr. Allen Lipscomb, CSUN Department of Social Work

Allen LipscombDr. Allen Eugene Lipscomb, PsyD, LCSW

Phone: 818-677-7630
Office: Sierra Tower 204
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Assistant Professor in the Social Work Department. Dr. Lipscomb is a clinical psychologist and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of California. Dr. Lipscomb received his doctorate in Psychology (Psy.D.) with a clinical emphasis in marriage, family and child psychotherapy from Ryokan College and his master of social work (MSW) from the University of Southern California. Upon completing his doctorate, he earned a certification in mixed-methods community based research from the University of Michigan in the School of Social Work. In addition, Dr. Lipscomb studied diversity and inclusion practices for human resources within organizations through Cornell University; earning a certification from the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell.  Dr. Lipscomb specializes in providing anti-oppressive and inclusive mental health services to individuals, children, youth and families of color.

His areas of research are centered on the psychiatric epidemiology among racialized and marginalized individuals who have experienced trauma (i.e. complex trauma, traumatic-grief and race-based trauma). Specifically, Dr. Lipscomb has conducted qualitative research studies on racialized Black identified men across the Black/African Diaspora exploring their grief, loss and complex-trauma experiences.

His pedagogy is centered on cultural anti-oppressive and clinically-responsive practices with consumers.  Dr. Lipscomb maintains a private practice; conducts local and national trainings; is a clinical consultant and keynote/motivational speaker. Dr. Lipscomb is an author and published his first book titled: Black Male Grief Reaction to Trauma: A Clinical Case Study of One Man's Treatment in 2016.

Dominique Moye, Black House Director

Dominique Moye

Phone: (818) 677-3317
Office: SH 401
Email: dominique.moye@csun.edu

Dominique Moye has dedicated her life to empowering students within higher education towards being their best selves. Moye's philosophy is that in order for individuals to find their how they must know their why. With over a decade of experience of student affairs experience working within higher education. She was the first in her family to attend college, starting at West Los Angeles Community College, where she received her Associates of Arts (A.A.) in Liberal Arts with an emphasis in Social and Behavioral Sciences. Transferring to UCLA in 2013, she studied Sociology, with a minor in Education studies. Subsequently, after receiving her B.A. from UCLA in 2015, marrying her passion for helping others and education, in 2016 she pursued a Masters of Education (M.Ed) in Educational Counseling at USC Rossier School of Education. Currently, Dominique is pursuing a MFT degree at Mount Saint Mary's University.

Robert.D.Park, CSUN Academic Advisor

Robert D. ParkRobert.D.Park, Academic Advisor

Phone: (818) 677-2658 or (818) 677-2952
Office: SH 306E
Email: robert.d.park@csun.edu

Robert is a staff member at the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, Student Services Center, where he is the academic advisor for the Psychology department. Robert has been with the CSBS-SSC for over 10 years, holding a variety of roles from student assistant, graduate intern, assistant coordinator (A.G.E. program), and academic advisor. Mr. Park received both his B.A. & M.S. degrees from CSUN. His Bachelor' degree is in Sociology Option IV: Interviewing & Counseling and his Master's degree is from the department of Education Psychology & Counseling, Option: College Counseling & Student Services. He is currently working towards achieving a Career Counseling Certification. Robert is passionate about working with college students and draws from his personal experiences, educational knowledge and professional skills to support students in following their dreams.

Gabriel Selassie, Assistant Professor, Africana Studies

Gabriel SelassieGabriel Selassie

Phone: (818) 677-3311
Office: SN 214
Email: gabriel.selassie@csun.edu

Gabriel Selassie is an Assistant Professor for the Africana Studies department. Professor Selassie’s education includes an earned Bachelors’ of Architecture and Civil Engineering from Prairie View A & M University of Texas (HBCU), an M.A in Public History and Historic Preservation from the California State University, Dominguez Hills, an M.A. in African American studies from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), and M.A in theology from the University of Notre Dame. He also holds earned M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in history from the Claremont Graduate University. Dr. Selassie served in the U.S. Army and was both a non-commissioned and commissioned officer.