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Lisa Rosenthal (she/her) was born in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, grew up in Flushing, Queens, lived for 7 years in Harlem, Manhattan, and now lives in Jamaica, Queens. She earned her BA in Psychology in 2006 from Queens College, of the City University of New York, and her PhD in Social and Health Psychology in 2011 from Stony Brook University, of the State University of New York, along with a graduate certificate in Women's Studies. She then completed a 2-year Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Public Health at Yale University. Lisa is currently an associate professor of psychology at Pace University’s New York City campus. Her work has focused on the roles of intersecting forms of stigma and discrimination in health disparities, how to engage with intersectional praxis in the field of psychology and beyond, and intergroup attitudes and relations. She yearns for, and continues to explore ways to contribute to, intersectional revolution and liberation.