J. Gibson

Breezie J. Gibson, Ph.D.

Assistant professor of psychology

Email:[email protected]

Department: Psychology

Office : LBC 303

Location: 801 National Road
Richmond, Indiana 47374

About me

I am a counseling psychologist who specializes in race, ethnicity and other issues of diversity. I teach from a sociocultural decolonized lens, and I teach at Earlham because of the emphasis on faculty-student mentorship and quality teaching.


  • Western Michigan University, Ph.D.
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City, M.A.
  • University of Toledo, B.A.

Professional memberships

  • American Psychological Association (Division 17: Society for Counseling Psychology; Division 44: Society for the Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity; Division 45: Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race)
  • Association of Black Psychologists 

Scholarly interest

My research interests include racial identity, ethnic identity, Black immigrants, generational conflicts in immigrant families, acculturation and LGBTQ issues. Other research interests include deconstructing White supremacy in the workplace as well as multicultural counseling. 

Research projects

I am currently exploring the generational difference in racial identity, ethnic identity, and acculturation between Liberian immigrants in the US.