LeAnna Luney
Ph.D. Student
Africana Studies

Office Location: Ketchum 351

Pronouns: she / her / hers



M.A., University of Louisville - Pan-African Studies, 2018
B.A., Berea College - Psychology & African and American Studies, 2016

Research Interests

Black/African American Psychology; Black Feminism; Intersectionality Theory; African American Higher Education

LeAnna T. Luney is a first-generation college graduate from rural Kentucky. She earned a B.A. in Psychology and African & African American Studies at Berea College, a M.A. in Pan-African Studies at the University of Louisville, and is currently a Ph.D. student in the University of Colorado Boulder’s Comparative Ethnic Studies Department. Her research interests include African American students’ perceptions of predominantly white educational institutions, and the everyday coping mechanisms African American students use in racially hostile learning environments from Black feminist and Black psychology perspectives.