Dr. Breonte Guy appointed as the Interim Chair of the Department of Psychological Sciences
I am pleased to announce Dr. Breonte Guy has been appointed to serve as interim Chair of the Department of Psychological Sciences. Dr. Guy, Associate Professor of Psychological Sciences, joined WSSU in the fall of 2014. Recently awarded the Willie Burke Master Teacher Award, Dr. Guy has proven an effective educator and collaborative scholar with numerous impactful publications supported by several federally funded research grants with other WSSU STEM faculty.
Dr. Guy serves as the Faculty Senator representing Psychological Sciences and is also a Faculty Welfare & Salary Committee member. Dr. Guy has navigated complex leadership roles in education and community service and has consistently been recognized for his efforts. Dr. Guy served as the inaugural chair of WSSU’s LGBTQI Taskforce and is a former president of Winston-Salem’s West End Association.
Dr. Guy’s research centers on factors promoting STEM identity and career awareness among underserved populations. Dr. Guy and his collaborators design, implement, and test technology-rich STEM interventions to increase STEM interest and engagement, and buttress motivational structures that support learning. Dr. Guy works with WSSU students whenever possible to provide transformative, immersive research learning experiences.