Helen Neville, Ph.D

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Education Psychology
African American Psychology

     Helen Neville, Ph.D is a professor of Educational Psychology and African American Studies, moved to Champaign-Urbana in 2001.  She loves summers in Champaign-Urbana, where she enjoys the Farmer’s Market, regular walks around Meadowbrook park, and the various festivals in and around town.  Professionally, Dr. Neville  is a past Associate Editor of The Counseling Psychologist and of the Journal of Black Psychology. Her work on race, racism, and racial identity has been published in a wide range of peer-reviewed journals.

     Dr. Neville has been recognized for her research and mentoring efforts including receiving the APA Graduate Students Kenneth and Mamie Clark Award, the APA Division 45 Charles and Shirley Thomas Award for mentoring/contributions to African American students/community, and the Winter Roundtable Janet E. Helms Mentoring Award. She was honored with the Association of Black Psychologists’ Distinguished Psychologist of the Year award and the APA Minority Fellowship Award, Dalmas Taylor Award for Outstanding Research Contribution. She is the past-president of the Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity, and Race.

Supported by Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities