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Center for Cultural Experiences in Prevention

Vivian Dzokoto, PhD

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Associate Professor
VCU Dept of African American Studies
vdzokoto@vcu.edu
(804) 828-4925

Dr. Dzokoto's faculty profile on the Department of African American Studies website

Dr Dzokoto has two parallel lines of research:

  • the cultural grounding and impact of money behaviors (e.g. saving, spending, investing) and the adoption and non-adoption of different forms of money (e.g. new currencies, cards, mobile money) in developing economies
  • the cultural grounding of emotion and psychopathology

Other areas of interest include cultural clinical psychology, anxiety disorders, multicultural competencies in psychotherapy, cross-cultural transitions and intercultural communication.

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