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Kimberly Boyd

Boyd, Kimberly, PhD

Social Psychology, Professor

Associate Professor and Director, Behavioral & Community Health Sciences PhD Program

Phone: 804-524-5077
Fax: 804-524-5460
Location: Hunter McDaniel, Rm 30Nd


  • PhD in Social Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
  • MS in Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
  • MA in Counseling, Georgia Professional School of Psychology
  • BA in Psychology, Spelman College, Atlanta, GA


  • Social Psychology
  • Community Based Participatory Research

Research Interests

  • HIV/AIDS and substance abuse prevention
  • Body Image and Obesity
  • Predictors of Ambivalence Toward Pregnancy among Females

Courses Taught

  • Graduate: Social Psychology, Health Psychology, Human Growth and Development/ Developmental Psychology, Social and Cultural Aspects of Health and Illness, Health Promotion, Disease Prevention and Behavioral Science
  • Undergraduate: Introduction to Psychology, History and Systems, Health Psychology, Freshmen Studies, Human Growth and Development

Faculty Collaborators at other Universities

  • Dr. Faye Belgrave, VCU
  • Dr. Timothy Sellnow, UKY 
  • Dr. Mattox, Morehouse Center for Excellence

Dr. Boyd is also the Coordinator of the VA/NE Alliance, which includes: VA Tech, UVA, VUU and EVMS.

Curriculum Vitae

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