Pamela D. Hall, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Dr. Pamela D. Hall joined the faculty of Barry University in the Fall of 2009. She is an Assistant Professor of Psychology. In addition to teaching, she is the faculty advisor for the Psychology Club. Prior to arriving at Barry University, Dr. Hall taught at Hampton University and worked as a Development Consultant for Southern Partner’s Fund, a non-profit foundation in Atlanta, Georgia. She received her PhD in Social Psychology with a minor in Quantitative and Cognitive Psychology from Ohio State University. Dr. Hall is actively involved in projects throughout South Florida involving empowerment of children and families, particularly Haitian adolescents. She has developed service learning partnerships with Liberty City Revitalization Trust, Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church, Sinai Plaza Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Feeding South Florida, and the Haitian Youth Community Center of Florida. She is running a funded program for Haitian middle and high school students each summer. The program’s mission is to improve literacy and social skill development of adolescents by using Haitian culture, education, history, and different art mediums. Each summer she also does social justice volunteer activities at the State University of Haiti and Lakou Soleil Center in St. Raphael, Haiti.
- Effect of Music on Memory and Comprehension
- Role of Meditation in improving Memory and Reducing Anxiety among Children and Adolescents
- The Benefits of Service Learning on College Student Development
- Haitian Identity Academic, Emotional, Identity, and Social Development
Selected Supervised Student Research
- Hernandez,T.(2013 Listening to Music, Music Preference and Reading Comprehension. Master’s Thesis.
- Velasco, M. (2013). Literacy, Nutrition, Art Education and Fitness benefits on Working Memory In Haitian Adolescents. Master’s Thesis.
- Profilo, D. A. (August, 2011). The Relationship between Personality and Music Preference.Master’s Thesis.
- Cleland, S.(2009). The Influence of Rap and Hip-Hop Music on Youth.
- Jackman, D.(2009). The Use of the Photo-Voice Methodology to Study Oppression in Haitian and African-American Males.
- Hall, P.D. & Rivera-Torres (2011). Student Perceptions Regarding the Benefits of Minority Faculty at Predominately White Colleges and Universities, Journal ofMulticultural Education, Volume 7 (2), 1-17.
- Al-Mateen, C., Best, A., Brookman, R., Hall, P. & Singh, N.(1999). Sexual abuse and premenstrual symptoms in adolescent girls. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.14, 1211-1224.
- Hall, P. D. (January, 1999). The Effects of Meditation on the Academic Performance of African-American College Students. Journal of Black Studies, 29, 408-415.
- Hall, P. D. (July, 1998). The Relationship between types of Rap Music and Memory in African-American Children. Journal of Black Studies, 28, 802-814.
- Lubin, N., Hall, P.D., Desir, C. The Haitian Academic Self. Poster presented at Florida Academy of Sciences, March 2013.
- Hall, P.D., Desir, C., & Lubin, N. “The Psychological Benefits of Acculturation for Haitians American Adolescents,” Poster accepted for American Psychological
Association Annual Convention, Honolulu, Hawaii, July 2013.
- Hall, P.D. “Using Service Learning to examine College Student’s Attitudes towards Helping.” Poster presented at the Southeastern Psychological Association Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA, March 2013.
- Hall, P.D., Desir, C., Rivera-Torres, K., & Hall, S. (August, 2012). How Do They Measure Up? Measuring Self- Esteem and Depression levels amongst Haitian Adolescents. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida.
- Hall, P.D., Desir, C., Rivera-Torres (May, 2012) Haitian American Adolescent’s Self-Esteem Trajectories. Poster presented at the Association of Psychological Sciences Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois.
- Hall, P.D. (October, 2011). Implementation of Service Learning in a Senior Psychology Capstone Course. Southeastern Ecological Community Psychology, Atlanta, Georgia.
- Hall, P.D. & Rivera-Torres, K. (March 2011). The Benefits of Minority Professors at Universities in South Florida, Poster presented at the Southeastern Psychological Association, Jacksonville, Florida.
- Desir, P, & Hall, P.D. (January, 2011). Haitian High school Students find their voice at the Literacy Initiative for Empowerment (L.I.F.E.) Program, Panel Presentation at the Qualitative Report Second Annual Conference, Nova Southeastern University, Davie, Florida.
- Hall, P. & Desir, C.(2010). Literacy Initiative for Empowerment: Haitian High school Students in South Florida Use Photovoice Methodology for Empowerment, Paper Presented at the Haitian Studies Association Annual Conference, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island.
- Association of Black Psychologists
- Association of Psychological Sciences
- Southeastern Psychological Association
- Social Psychology
- Cognitive Psychology
- Introduction to Psychology
- Community Psychology