Dr. Renée A. Hill is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Virginia State University in Petersburg, VA. Hill is the director of the Oasis, the mindfulness/meditation center on campus, has taught courses on the Philosophy of Compassion and the Philosophy of Peace, and infuses contemplative practices throughout all of her courses.
Stephanie Briggs, assistant professor English, Community College of Baltimore County, utilizes arts-based practices to foster community, social action, and compassion among students. She facilitates the Contemplative Community Circle for faculty/staff and received a Center for Contemplative Mind in Society’s Building Communities Grant: “Practical Empowerment: Building Contemplative Communities With Students of Color.”
Dr. Michelle Chatman is Assistant Professor in the Crime, Justice, and Security Studies program at the University of the District of Columbia. She integrates jazz, mindfulness, and contemplative writing into her courses restorative justice and urban inequality. In 2017, Dr. Chatman became a Research Fellow in The Robert Wood Johnson Interdisciplinary Research Leaders (IRL) Program. Her research focuses on the integration of mindfulness and restorative justice as a means of addressing violence among African American youth.
Please indicate your top three workshop choices on your registration form. You will be attending two 90-minute workshops in the afternoon as part of the Mindfulness in Education Symposium.
Super Early Bird: $125 (Before Feb. 22)
Early Bird: $175 (Feb. 23 – Feb. 28)
Regular: $250 (March 1 – March 9)
Michelle Chatman, Renee Hill, Stephanie Briggs