- Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Boston
- M.S., University of Wisconsin Madison
- B.A., St. John's University
- Issues related to Black LGBTQ+ individuals and communities
- LGBTQ+ resiliency, community engagement, and professional issues
- Activism and mental health
Dr. Tangela Roberts received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Massachusetts Boston. She completed her doctoral internship at the University of Maryland’s Counseling Center. She earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Women’s Studies at St. John’s University, and holds a master’s degree in Community Counseling from the University of Wisconsin Madison. Dr. Roberts has clinical experience with adolescents and young adults at both college counseling centers and community mental health clinics.
Dr. Roberts’s primary line of research focuses on predictors of mental health outcomes for Black LGBTQ+ individuals. Specifically, she focuses on the impact of community supports and microaggressions. Additionally, she analyzes the ways in which queer people of color participate within their communities, activism, and receive other forms of social support.