Beverly Daniel Tatum
|Beverly Daniel Tatum|
|Born||September 27th, 1954|
|Alma mater||Wesleyan University
University of Michigan
|Known for||Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?": A Psychologist Explains the Development of Racial Identity|
Beverly Daniel Tatum was the ninth president of Spelman College.
Tatum received her B.A. in psychology from Wesleyan University and her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Michigan. She also received an M.A. religious studies from Hartford Seminary. Tatum has received numerous honorary degrees, including a Doctor of Humane Letters from Bates College in 2000 and a Doctor of Letters from Washington and Lee University in 2006.
Tatum taught at Westfield State University and the University of California, Santa Barbara before joining Mount Holyoke College in 1989. She resided at Mount Holyoke for thirteen years as a professor of psychology, department chair, and dean of the College. In 2002, Tatum served as acting president while President Creighton was on leave. She then joined Spelman College as president from 2002 to 2015.
- Can We Talk About Race?: And Other Conversations in an Era of School Resegregation" 2007
- Tatum, Beverly D. (1997). "Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?": A Psychologist Explains the Development of Racial Identity. Basic Books. ISBN 0-465-08361-7.
- Assimilation Blues: Black Families in a White Community (revised), 2000.
- Beth, Mary (2004-05-16). "Spelman president Beverly Daniel Tatum". Usatoday.Com. Retrieved 2011-01-13.
- "Biographical Sketch: Beverly Daniel Tatum, Ph.D.". Spelman.edu. Retrieved 2011-01-13.
- "MHC Vista: Beverly Daniel Tatum". Vista (Mtholyoke.edu) 4 (3). Spring 2000. Retrieved 2011-01-13.
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