Dr. Nkiru Nnawulezi
Dr. Nkiru Nnawulezi is a community-based researcher and evaluator in the domestic violence field. She is currently appointed as an assistant professor in Community Psychology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She works collaboratively with domestic violence organizations to help them create the organizational conditions needed to promote survivor empowerment.
As a Black feminist, Dr. Nnawulezi values social justice, intersectionality, and individual and community empowerment. CBPR aligns with her personal values and offers practical ways to support survivors, community practitioners, activists, and organizers who seek to create a violence-free world.