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Kimberly Ashby

Kimberly Ashby is a third-year doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology program at Boston College. She received her BA in Psychology and Comparative Ethnic Studies from Columbia University. She is a graduate student affiliate of the AmericanPsychological Association, Division 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology), and
Division 45 (Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race).

Kimberly joined the ISPRC team in the fall of 2012. Her current research interests
include mental health stigma among Black Americans, intergroup dialogue, and
multiracial identity development. Kimberly has consulted and collaborated with
Dialogues on Race (DOR), an undergraduate student program organized through the Thea Bowman AHANA and Intercultural Center.

Kimberly’s clinical experience includes college counseling and mental health case
management in a scattered site, New York City housing program, working primarily with racial minorities and low SES populations.

In her personal life, Kimberly enjoys drawing and painting, attending art museums, listening to live music, going thrift shopping, and embarking on city walking expeditions with her friends.