Professor Tanya Graham

African Fellowship
Professor Tanya Graham

Professor Tanya Graham    

Home Institution: University of the Witwatersrand

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African Fellowship, December 2019 - January 2020     

Research project:  The Study of Community Psychology Research: Enhancing Prospects for Epistemic Justice and Community Development

Tanya Graham is a community-based counselling psychologist and an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of the Witwatersrand. She is primarily involved in the professional training of psychologists in community and therapeutic practice, and also lectures in professional ethics, human rights and research methods. Her research interests are based in the fields of community psychology, critical psychology and public health theory. She has published in the areas of community psychology theory, practice, training and knowledge production; as well as the psychosocial and developmental issues affecting children and youth in post-apartheid South Africa. Her current research focusses on contemporary trends in knowledge production within community psychology.