Dr. Bryant T. Marks
Dr. Bryant T. Marks is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Morehouse College, Director of the Morehouse Male Initiative, and Executive Director of the Morehouse Research Institute, whose mission is to serve as a national resource regarding research and best practices related to the affirmative personal and academic development Black males. He has a B.A. in psychology and a minor in economics from Morehouse College, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Michigan. Dr. Marks’ research interests include the psychological impact of the Black College experience, factors related to the retention and graduation rates of Black males in college in the U.S. and abroad, the affirmative personal, leadership and academic development of African American males, and innovative pedagogical approaches for teaching science. Courses taught by Dr. Marks include the psychology of African American males, statistics, research methods, social psychology, racial identity, and he has published in the areas of racial identity, academic achievement among African Americans, and international prejudice. He has received several teaching awards and serves on numerous national advisory boards (e.g., UNCF and The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies) and review panels (e.g., The National Science Foundation). Dr. Marks is a sought-after speaker and consultant. He served as a content expert for CNN (Black in America 3), Black Enterprise, and The Chicago Tribune and has been listed in The Root’s list of100 emerging African American leaders.