Salzburg Global Seminar Session Participant Profiles
Wed 06 Sep - Wed 13 Sep, 2000
(Session 382)

no photo available Geraldine Brookins (Faculty)

Country/Region: USA

Brookins & Associates

Most Recently Attended: (1999)
Urban Youth
(Session 366)

Biography:
Geraldine Brookins is an executive consultant providing services to non-profit organizations, foundations, and institutions of higher learning. Dr. Brookins was most recently vice president for programs at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation with principal responsibility for youth and education, and social, economic and community development. She was selected as the first holder of the endowed Gamble-Skogmo Land Grant Professorship of Child Welfare and Youth Policy at the University of Minnesota in 1991. Dr. Brookins has written extensively on child and youth development, social policy, diversity, education, community development, and poverty. Her research has focused on various aspects of development among African-American children, youth, and families, with a particular interest in assessing strengths. Dr. Brookins received a B.A. in history from Oberlin College, and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and public practice from Harvard University. She was a faculty member at Salzburg Seminar Session 353, Sustainable Rural Community Development, 1998, and at Session 366, Urban Youth, 1999.