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Anneliese A. Singh, Ph.D., LPC

Professor and Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Tulane University

A New Orleans native and Tulane alumna, Singh earned her bachelor’s degree in political science/environmental studies with a minor in women’s studies from Tulane in 1991. She received both her master’s degree in professional counseling (2002) and her PhD in counseling psychology (2007) from Georgia State University. 

Singh has been a professor at Georgia since 2007 and was named to her current position as associate dean there in 2016. Her research, practice and advocacy are far-reaching, and focus on translating a deep understanding of the experiences and needs of historically marginalized groups into insights on how counselors and psychologists can offer meaningful support and become effective social change agents.

A prolific author, Singh has published over 100 articles and several books, such as Racial healing: Practical activities to help you challenge privilege, confront systemic racism and engage in collective healing (2019) and is a co-PI on the first National Institutes of Health-funded longitudinal, multi-site (Atlanta, New York, San Francisco) study of trans and non-binary risk, resilience and identity development. She has been honored with over 11 national awards for her work in social justice organizing and community-building, and currently serves as president of the Society of Counseling Psychology.