Sometimes professional development consultation and presentations can just make you yawn. Dr. Michelle has been there. However, when you partner with Michelle Dunlap, Ph.D., your organization, team or students will be informed, engaged and active participants as new paradigms are shared.
Engaging speaker, consultant, educator, & trainer, Dr. Michelle works with corporations, academic institutions, K-12 schools, governmental offices/ agencies, & community organizations. Having extensive B.S., M.S. & Ph.D. training and 25+ years of consulting and speaking experience specializing in intergroup conflicts, race and diversity issues, and recruitment and retention, she also has served as keynote speaker for many local, state, and national events.
Dr. Michelle is a consultant, speaker, and author on many topics, including but not limited to:
— Recruitment & Retention, Diversity & Multicultures in Education,
Corporate, Families, and Communities
— Community Engagement, Understanding, and Conflict Resolution
— Retail Racism: Shopping While Black and Brown in America
— Educational and Parenting Styles, and Child Conflict Resolution
— Prenatal, Early, Middle, and Late Childhood Development in Diverse and
— Adolescent Development and Emerging Adulthood in a Diverse and Ever-
— Overcoming “Writer’s Block”, Procrastination, and Other Hinderances
to Creative Productivity
She does not merely reveal information needed for success—but in a storytelling style, Dr. Michelle also shares examples of real life experiences and provides resources and support for you and/or your partners or staff to achieve the results needed for optimizing outcomes. She is located in north central Florida, and is willing to travel or teleconference.
Whatever your consultation or speaker needs, contact Dr. Michelle for an informational consultation at email@example.com.
More about Dr. Michelle’s educational background and life’s work can be found at: https://www.conncoll.edu/directories/emeritus-faculty/michelle-dunlap/
Photo credit: Teala Avery
"I have witnessed Dr. Dunlap's presentations for over two decades. Whether presenting to senior colleagues, new faculty, or young (high school) scholars, she is insightful and instantly captivating. She instructs the heart as well as the head and the hand." —Stephanie Y. Evans.
“I have had the pleasure of attending several panel discussions, as well as, events where Dr. Dunlap was the featured guest. Her pedagogy is fined tuned. She builds on her point with just the right amount of academic construct and experential illustration, suitable for her audience. Her words evidence her advanced study, and equally compelling, her amazing ability to teach to fellow academics and our broader communities. Dr. Dunlap's writings also establish her incredible nimbleness to teach audiences of diverse educational achievement and cultural demographics. The most recent example is her book, "Retail Racism: Shopping While Black & Brown in America" published in 2021. Dr. Dunlap's body of work as a social psychologist is comprehensive and clear and powerful, and is worthy of our attention.” —Attorney Sarette Williams
"You were great!!....Your story telling is amazing and I loved how engaged our students were..thank you so much." --Dr. Antonio Jefferson
”They are in for some learnin’ congrats!” —Ubuntu Storytellers
“I have known Dr. Michelle Dunlap almost 30 years. She is a well respected psychologist who is a steadfast warrior for justice who regards all humanity with love and kindness. Her research, teaching and scholarship tread new pathways and enriches our world as she shares her experiences and knowledge.” — Evelyn Phillips, Ph.D.
4/11/22, Two Way Talk on WEAA-FM (Baltimore): Michelle Dunlap was interviewed about the book, Retail Racism: Shopping While Black & Brown in America and other diversity issues in the marketplace.
10/21/21, Two Way Talk on WEAA-FM (Baltimore): Michelle Dunlap was interviewed about the book, Retail Racism: Shopping While Black & Brown in America and how consumer issues intersect with diversity and inequity issues.
9/20/21 #DigitialCouch: Ep 9 Retail Racism with Dr. Michelle Dunlap, where she was interviewed about Retail Racism: Shopping While Black & Brown in America.
7/8/21, Dismantle Racism show on TalkRadio.nyc: Michelle Dunlap talks with Rev. Dr. TLC about the book Retail Racism: Shopping While Black & Brown in America.
10/1/20 Human Development, Liberal Arts Education, and Tupac’s Rose That Grew from Concrete, Connecticut College Convocation Speech given by Michelle Dunlap. https://youtu.be/5VStECyjdYk
12/4/19 Academic Minute (on W-NPR Radio)-Michelle Dunlap, Connecticut College, speaking on minority experiences in consumer marketplaces.
09/26/08 Midwest Consortium (South Dakota) Annual Conference Michelle Dunlap Address. Part 1, “Diversity Issues in Community Engagement”. https://youtu.be/8TCKuxVZhNE
09/26/08 Midwest Consortium (South Dakota) Annual Conference Michelle Dunlap Address. Part 2 “Diversity Issues in Community Engagement”. https://youtu.be/cUzi51-R61Q
5/6/20 Receiving the Nancy Bateson Nisbet Rash Scholar Award (by Zoom), Connecticut College.
Courses Dr. Michelle has taught over many years, that help to inform her expertise, include—
More information about Dr. Michelle’s teaching, scholarly research, and community engagement areas can be found on the Home page, and also on her Emeritus Professor of Human Development, Connecticut College page