Renata Nero, Ph.D.
Office Address: ATWD I 106
Phone: (281) 649-3171
Chair, Department Psychology
Director of Graduate Studies in Psychology
Sharon K. Burrows Professor in School Counseling
Professor in Psychology
BA in Psychology, Fisk University
MA in Afro-American Studies, University of California at Los Angeles
MS and PhD in Clinical Psychology, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Human Growth and Development
Psychological Perspectives on Marriage, the Family and Children
Methods and Techniques of Christian Counseling
Christian Integration II
Dr. Nero's teaching focus is on introducing college students to the field of psychology and graduate students to the practice of psychology and Christian counseling. Her areas of specialization are Christian integration, clinical practice, and community outreach.
A licensed psychologist in private practice, Dr. Nero facilitates workshops; presents at national, regional, and local conferences; and consults with churches and community organizations on a variety of mental health related topics.
Dr. Nero has served as the faculty adviser for the campus chapters of Psi Chi National Honor Society and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Presently, Dr. Nero chairs the Human Subjects Review Committee, is a member of the Academic and the Athletic Affairs Committees, serves on the Research and Development Council and is a member of the College Standards Committee.
In 2005, Dr. Nero was recognized by the General Alumni Association of Fisk University for Outstanding Service to the Community. In 2002, she was part of a 36 member delegation from the United States that met with ministers, government officials, and business people in South Africa. Furthermore, her five-year tenure on the Southwest Region Board of Directors for the Christian Association for Psychological Studies included a term as president. Finally, she is listed in Who's Who Among America's Teachers.