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Kecia M. Thomas

Kecia M. Thomas

Keynote Speaker: Dean of the University of Alabama at Birmingham College of Arts and Sciences

Kecia M. Thomas Biography

Kecia M. Thomas serves as Dean of the UAB College of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Psychology. She is professor emeritus at the University of Georgia where she served as the Senior Associate Dean of the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Industrial-Organizational Psychology from 1993-2000.

Dr. Thomas is an expert in the Psychology of Workplace Diversity and has published dozens of peer reviewed articles, book chapters, and 6 edited volumes and 1 solely authored text. She is an elected-Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race and the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology (SIOP). She was named the first Black woman Fellow in 2009.

Over the last year she has served as a subject matter expert for the National Academies of Science, the Carnegie Institute for Science, the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Her research on the Pet to Threat work experience has been covered by outlets such as Forbes and the New Yorker as well as Brene Brown’s Dare to Lead podcast, and the popular Therapy for Black Girls podcast.

She earned her BA in Psychology and Spanish from Bucknell University and her MS and PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from The Pennsylvania State University.

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What topics does Kecia M. Thomas speak about?

Kecia M. Thomas is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Leadership, Female Leadership, Psychology, Diversity, DEI, Research & Exploration, Authors, Human Resources, STEM, Education, Technology, Black Heritage, Women, Motivational and Influential Women.

Where does Kecia M. Thomas travel from?

Kecia M. Thomas generally travels from Birmingham, AL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

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Kecia M. Thomas is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Leadership, Female Leadership and Psychology. The estimated speaking fee range to book Kecia M. Thomas for live events is Below $10,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Kecia M. Thomas generally travels from Birmingham, AL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Bethaney Wilkinson, Shantell Thomas and Judge J. Machelle Sweeting. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Kecia M. Thomas for an upcoming event.

Kecia M. Thomas Reviews

  • Dr. Thomas brought a different aspect to our mental health panel that really bridged the gap between individual and corporate responsibility. She was an invaluable asset to our overall goal of the panel.
    Capital One Services, LLC - Oct 18 2022

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