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Barbara Wallace ’80

Barbara Wallace

Barbara C. Wallace is a New York State licensed psychologist, tenured full professor of health education, and director of the programs in health education and community health education, Department of Health and Behavior Studies, Teachers College, Columbia University. She is the founding director of the Research Group on Disparities in Health.

Her career highlights include being honored with fellow status in the Society of Addiction Psychology and Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race of the American Psychological Association. Among the books she has written are β€œMaking Mandated Addiction Treatment Work,” β€œToward Equity in Health: A New Global Approach to Health Disparities,” and β€œHIV/AIDS Peer Education Training Manual: Combining African Healing Wisdom and Evidence-Based Behavior Change Strategies.” She also has written numerous journal articles, and chapters in edited books.

She has edited or authored seven books as pro bono work for a non-governmental organization. As social justice work, several independent reports are archived historical documents for advancing diversity at Teachers College.


Alumni Author Book Fair

Saturday, October 5

Drop-in fair highlighting published Black alumni and select faculty authors.

Aasha M. Abdill *15, Fathering from the Margins
Rahman Beckwith ’03, A Gift of Joy– 365 Love Poems for a Year of Spiritual Ecstasy
Ruha Benjamin, Race After Technology
Heather M. Butts ’94,Β African American Medicine in Washington, D.C.: Healing the Capital During the Civil War Era
Chris Chambers ’82, The Obama Inheritance: Fifteen Stories of Conspiracy Noir
Mario Depeine, Sr. ’85, Immanuel’s Bride and the Holy Spirit, Building a Whole New World
Tod G. Hamilton, Immigration and the Remaking of Black America
Ladee Hubbard ’93, The Talented Ribkins
Daryl Inniss ’83, Silicon Photonics: Fueling the Next Information Revolution
Lolita Buckner Inniss ’83, The Princeton Fugitive Slave: The Trials of James Collins Johnson
Franne McNeal ’82, Significant! From Frustrated to FranneTastic: Inspirational Stories for the Entrepreneurial Woman
Alexis Okeowo ’06, A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Women and Men Fighting Extremism in Africa
Andre Perry ’00, Some of Us Are Very Hungry Now
Imani Perry, Breathe: A Letter to My Sons
Sarah Valentine *07, When I Was White: A Memoir
Wilton L. Virgo ’00, Quantum Mechanics in Everyday Life
Barbara Wallace ’80, Making Mandated Addiction Treatment Work
Brigitte White ’00, All-American, Making the Cut

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