Jazmin White is an adjunct professor in the Undergraduate Psychology Program at JFK University. She holds a Masters in Forensic Psychology from Holy Names University and a Bachelors in Critical Race Gender and Sexuality Studies from Humboldt State University. She has worked as an educator and advocate for Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District, and has worked in the capacity as a Behavior Specialist, developing in-home/community-based programs and interventions for children and adults diagnosed on the Autism spectrum and other pervasive developmental disabilities. Additionally, she has published in the area of Critical Race Theory, focusing on complex forms of racism and its socio-political impact on African Americans, intersectionality and intersections of multiple marginalized identities (e.g., race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation) in academia. To date, she centers her research and advocacy around disability Identity and its impact on mental health and quality of life.


  • Counseling Psychology
  • Psychology of Learning

Selected Publications

White, J. and William-White, L. (2015). The Stories We Tell in America: Police Violence and “Black” Space. Galvin, K.T, and Prendergast, M. (Eds.). Poetic Inquiry II: Seeing, Understanding, Caring: Using Poetry as and for Inquiry (forthcoming). Rotterdam: Sense Publishing.

William-White, L. and White, J. (2011). “Color Marks the Site/Sight of Social Difference: Dysconscious Racism in the “Age of Obama”. Qualitative Inquiry, Volume 17. No.9. (pg.837-854).

White, J. (2013). “Autoethnography: Diary of a Mad, Black Student”. William-White, L., Muccular, D., Muccular, G., and Brown, A. (Eds.). Critical Consciousness in Curriculum Research: Evidence from the Field (pg. 242-253). New York: Peter Lang Publishers.

Credentials & Accolades

MA, Forensic Psychology, Holy Names University