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African American Studies, Psychology

Dzokoto, Vivian

Richmond | United States
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Vivian Afi Dzokoto, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Department of African American Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, USA.

A clinical psychologist by training and a cultural psychologist in practice, her work centres on the cultural shaping of emotion, mental health, and money behaviors primarily in West African and African diaspora settings. She uses quantitative and qualitative approaches in her work. Her email is Recent collaborations include the Templeton foundation-funded Mind and Spirit project (; PIs Tanya Luhrmann and Cristine Legare).