Stephanie Elizabeth Beckman
Stephanie Elizabeth Beckman is full-time faculty and Equity and Inclusion Co-Chair in the School of Academic Advancement at Madison College in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. She was awarded the 2021 American Psychological Association Division 52 Jean Lau Chin Award for Outstanding Graduate Student in International Leadership Contributions, and she is the 2019 recipient of the Phi Theta Kappa “Golden Apple” instructor impact award. She earned a BS in French, Education, and African Studies from the University of Wisconsin and attended Université Gaston-Berger in Sénégal where she studied French and African Languages and Literature while researching the lived experiences of veiled women “ibadatou” on campus. After teaching English at Matsudo Kokusai Koutougakkou in Japan, she pursued an MA in Education, English, and TESOL from Edgewood College and wrote her thesis on the perceived impact of eReaders on literacy development. She is currently a doctoral student in International Psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology with a concentration in Organizations and Systems. Her research examines organizational inputs toward truth, justice, forgiveness, and reconciliation for healing and peacemaking in Colombia. She is a board member of the United Nations Association of the United States of America Dane County Chapter where she is currently working on a Cities for CEDAW initiative and will serve as a delegate to the UN’s CSW66. She serves APA Division 48 (Peace Psychology) as its Director of Student and Early Career Membership and is on its EDI and National Healing Committees. She is a member of MEPA, SIP, ANDEPSI, IAAP, ICP, ICC, GSPC, and APA.