Konjit Page is a psychology scholar and diversity trainer with expertise in race and sexuality. Her dissertation explored reflected appraisals and racial and sexual identity in the lives of Black lesbian and bisexual women.
Industry Expertise (2)
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Areas of Expertise (5)
University of North Dakota: Ph.D., Psychology 2012
San Diego State University: M.Sc., Counseling 2001
San Diego State University: B.Sc., Psychology 1999
- American Psychological Association
- Emerging Scholars Interdisciplinary Network
Event Appearances (4)
Challenges and supports for mothers in training in psychology
2020 Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association
This rainbow is far from enuf': Skills for QTPOC navigating through White LGBT spaces in psychology
2019 Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association Chicago, Illinois
Wakanda now, Wakanda forever: Exploring the psychology of Blackness in the Black Panther
2019 National Multicultural Summit Denver, Colorado
Black Women Mentoring Black Women: Building Our Mentoring Tribe in Psychology
2018 Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association San Francisco, California
Evaluating the Ally Role: Contributions, Limitations, and the Activist Position in Counseling and PsychologyJournal for Social Action in Counselling & Psychology
2016 Community action is a core mission of activism in counseling and psychology, and the ally role is often viewed as integral to this work. This article provides a review of the benefits as well as the limitations of the ally role in social action in counseling and psychology. Lastly, the authors advocate for a values-based activism role as an alternative to the ally position in order to enhance effectiveness in achieving social change in counseling and psychology.
Reflected Appraisals And Racial And Sexual Identity Development In The Lives Of Black Lesbian And Bisexual WomenUniversity of North Dakota
2012 The purpose of this qualitative study was to develop a grounded theory about the relationship between racial identity statuses and the experience of reflected appraisals in the lives of Black lesbian and bisexual women. Black lesbian and bisexual women were specifically selected in this study due to the unique and multiple issues Black lesbian and bisexual women face as members of multiple marginalized and oppressed groups.
Shall We Marry? Legal Marriage as a Commitment Event in Same-Sex RelationshipsJournal of Homosexuality
2008 This study is a part of an exploratory study of 50 married and unmarried same-sex couples in Massachusetts conducted by the Wellesley Centers for Women following legalization of same-sex marriage in Massachusetts in 2004. This article examines whether and how legalization of same-sex marriage impacted same-sex partners’ commitment to one another, presentation to others as a couple, and treatment as a couple by others.