Nkechinyelum Chioneso, Ph.D

Florida A&M University


     Nkechinyelum Chioneso, Ph.D  is an Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychology at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida, with a specialty in community psychology.  Dr. Chioneso seeks to promote healthy individuals within healthy communities by advancing psychological sense of community, sustaining wellness, and building healthy systems. Previously, she consulted with community groups and non-profit organizations seeking solutions to better address the social determinants of health, while fostering community spaces that inspire a greater and more equitable realization of our human potentials.

     As the former Assistant Director of Public Engagement in the Department of Psychology/Psychological Services Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Dr. Chioneso provided leadership in the development and implementation of university-community engagement efforts in the local area for close to three years. What she appreciates about the Urbana-Champaign community is the Champaign Public Library.

Supported by Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities