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Lauren Mims

Assistant Professor
New York University

Lauren Christine Mims, PhD is an assistant professor in the Department of Applied Psychology
at New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. Dr.
Mims earned her doctorate in Educational Psychology: Applied Developmental Science at the
University of Virginia Curry School of Education. Dr. Mims obtained a B.A. in English and
Psychology from the University of Virginia in 2012 and a M.A. in Child Development with a
concentration in Clinical Developmental Health from Tufts University in 2014. Broadly, the
ultimate goal of Dr. Mims; research is to “freedom dream” (Kelley, 2002) with Black children
and their families, and then use that brilliance to guide the development of new research,
policies, practices, and narratives.

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