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Jahaan R. Abdullah Chicago State University, USA

Dr. Jahaan Abdullah is an Assistant Professor, board certified and licensed counselor, social and restorative justice advocate and a morally and ethically engaged researcher. She has a BA in Psychology, MA in Community Counseling and EdD in Counselor Education and Supervision. Dr. Abdullah is an associate in private practice, and she is the immediate past Chair of the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) Minority Fellowship: Clinical Mental Health Council. Additionally, she is sits on the advisory board for the American Psychological Association (APA) Interdisciplinary Minority Fellowship Program. In 2020, Dr. Abdullah was recognized with the Illinois Association for Multicultural Counseling Excellence in Multicultural Leadership award. Her service and scholarship focuses on social justice, restorative justice, multicultural counseling, women’s issues, advocacy, narratives and counter-narratives of silenced voices and issues impacting race, ethnic equality, gender equality and vulnerable groups.