Demond Hill Jr. is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of California, Berkeley, in the Department of Social Welfare. As a researcher and mental health practitioner, he focuses on the emotional well-being of Black children/youth in educational settings. Specifically, utilizing critical theories, his research looks at three important areas: (1) the whole development of Black children/youth with a specific focus on their emotional development, (2) the impact of oppression on their emotional lives, and (2) schools as sites of wellness and/or violence. Demond is unapologetically committed to collectively creating a laboratory and therapeutic world for Black children, Black youth, and Black families.
This profile was last updated on June 1, 2023