Niambi Hall Campbell-Dean, Ph.D.
An Afrocentric, community psychologist, Niambi Hall Campbell-Dean is an Associate Professor and the current Program Coordinator of the Psychology Program at the University of The Bahamas. Having completed her psychology degrees at the University of North Carolina -Asheville, Florida A&M, and North Carolina State University, she is the founder of Culture Community, community research and consulting agency developed as a graduate of the first cohort of the US Embassy’s Academy of Women Entrepreneurs’. A certified diversity trainer and published researcher, her work primarily focuses on the use of culture as a tool for the empowerment of those within the African Diaspora. This has led to her organizing with the Critical Caribbean Symposium Series at the University of the Bahamas and co-founding, with her husband, The King of The Conch Fest. , a Bahamian culinary-conservation competition with the mission to preserve conch and culture for Bahamian generations. #PPP# Her professional appointments and honors are both local and international and include Chair of the Bahamas National Reparations Committee, the National Women’s Advisory Council, past International Relations Chair of the Association of Black Psychologists, Psi Chi and Alpha Kappa Mu Honors Societies. A mental health advocate, she was an organizing member of #WEGATCHU, the Hurricane Dorian psycho-social relief group out of the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas, founding member of the Bahamas Mental Health Association and the Bahamas Mental Health Awareness Month Committee. Since 2007 she has served as a coordinator of the national-award-winning Indaba Project; a grassroots, community-based, youth organization whose mission is to empower African people around the world to resolve their own issues and network with others with a similar goal. She has also worked as a facilitator of Character Day Bahamas since its founding in 2016. A regular guest on Bahamian talk radio, she was a coordinator of the National Election Debate Series and the Key Social Analyst for the OUR News televised National Debate Coverage.