Lerita Coleman Brown
Lerita Coleman Brown, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor Emerita of Psychology, Agnes Scott College, is a spiritual director/companion, author, retreat leader, and speaker. She earned her BA from UC Santa Cruz and PhD from Harvard University and her certificate in spiritual direction/companioning from the Shalem Institute.. Professor Brown promotes contemplative spirituality, the living wisdom of Howard Thurman, and uncovering the peace and joy in one’s heart on her website, leritacolemanbrown.com and other social media platforms. She appeared in the PBS documentaries, Back Against the Wall: The Howard Thurman Story and The Black Church.