Shawna Shipley-Gates

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Shipley-Gates' academic interests include black feminist theory; women's health, sexual and reproductive health; public health; psychology and mental health; health behavior change; critical race theory; and African American Studies. Her research interest highlights the cultural literacy of black women's sexual health behaviors and how those cultural experiences can be translated into effective yet sex-positive education; healthcare and wellness practices; and policy and advocacy work. Shawna received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Spelman College and a Master of Public Health degree from New York University.