March 30, 2011
Identity Orchestration and The Black Male with Professor David Wall Rice
David Wall Rice is currently a professor of psychology at Morehouse College where he leads the Identity Orchestration Research Lab, a strengths-based lab that works to understand and to elicit behavioral bests. This emphasis on positives is an approach that frames David’s work beyond the academy. As a trained journalist and research scientist, David writes and speaks extensively on youth culture, music culture, media, politics, psychology and faith. He counts among his greatest achievements his consistent work with and for people from places of affirmation. “I appreciate and respect the access that starting from positive spaces can yield,” says Rice. “This doesn’t mean that we ignore the negatives, it means that we begin with a positive to get a positive.