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Laura Dean Head, American education educator. Scholar State scholar, 1966, National Catholic scholar for Negroes, 1966.


Head, Laura Dean was born on November 3, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of Marvin Laurence and Helaine Dean (Springer) Head.


Bachelor, San Francisco State College, 1971. Master of Arts, University Michigan, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1978.


Teaching assistant, assistant project director University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1970—1973. Instructor University California-Riverside, 1973—1976. Project director, research scientist Urban Institute Human Services, San Francisco, 1978—1980.

Senior research scientist, project director Far West Laboratory Educational Research and Development, 1980—1981. Associate professor Black Studies San Francisco State University, 1982—1985, professor black studies, since 1985. Member Committee on School Crime and Violence California State Department Education, 1981—1982.


Chairman Bay Area Black Child Development Institute, 1978—1981. Member committee on school crime and violence Department Education California State, 1982—1983. Chairman board directors member Marin City Multi-Service Center California, since 1982.

Board directors Oakland Men's Project. Member of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Black Women's Forum, Society Research in Child Development, National Black Child Development Institute, Children's Defense League, National Black Child Development Institute, Children's Defense League, Association Black Psychologists, American Psychological Association (minority fellow), Alpha Kappa Alpha.


Marvin Laurence Head

Helaine Dean (Springer) Head