- PhD, University of Notre Dame, Psychology, 2010
- M. A., University of Notre Dame, Counseling Psychology, 2007
- M. A. Pastoral Care & Counseling, Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary, 2000
- B. S. Mechanical Engineering, Tuskegee University, 1989
Invited Paper Presentations
- Blount, C. H. (April 2008) African American Mental Health: What’s Normal about Stress? 19th Annual Spring Conference for Graduate Students. “African American Doctoral Studies: Building on a Legacy of Scholar-Activism” Temple University Philadelphia, PA
- Dukes, K. N., Blount, C. H., Brantley, C., Harris, P. (April 2008) Struggle, Strategy, and Success: Experiencing, Coping with, and Overcoming Racial Prejudice. National Conference of American Association for Blacks in Higher Education, “40 Years after the Dream: Linking the Dream to the Next Generation: Creating a Context for Addressing Black Issues in Higher Education,” Houston, TX.
- Blount, C. H. (June 2008) Coping with race-related stress: Implications for physical and mental health in a sample of African Americans. First Annual Meeting of the Society for Spirituality, Theology and Health: "Spirituality, Health and Human Flourishing: Meaning? Measurement? Implications?" Duke University Durham, NC
- Blount, C. H. (March 2008). The Role of Racial Attitudes in Coping with Life Event Stress. Georgia State University 3rd Bi-Annual Cultural Competency Atlanta, GA
- Blount, C. H. (March 2007). Religious coping and well-being in a sample of African American Women. Association for Women in Psychology APA Division 35 Conference San Francisco, CA
- Blount, C. H., Lundy, R. & Jackson, K. (February 2007). When Religion Helps: Aspects of religiosity and coping in a sample of African Americans. The Winter Roundtable at Teachers College, Columbia University New York, NY
- Blount, C. H. & Lundy, R. (January 2007). Implications for religious coping in African American men and women. National Multicultural Conference and Summit 2007: The Psychology of Multiple Identities: Finding Empowerment in the Face of Oppression Seattle, WA
- Blount, C. H. & Martin, S. (March 2006) When does Religious Coping Work? An exploratory study of Religion and Well-being in African Americans. Georgia State University Multicultural Competency Conference Atlanta, GA.
- Blount, C. H. (January 2005) An exploratory study of Religious Identity Development in a sample of African Americans. Multicultural Summit Holly Wood, CA
- December 2006 to present: The Habit of Surviving: Implications for African Americans coping with race related stress.
- Research Mentor (Fall 2003 to Spring 2007): Supervised Undergraduate research assistants assigned to participate in the Multicultural Research Institute with my advisor's direction. Directed literature reviews, data collection methods, documentation and Institutional Review Board approvals.
- Parent Diversity Advisory Council—2007–08 Committee Involvement: Dialogue Circles, Multicultural Fair and Wrap-up Presentation, Naperville School District 204
- Research Methods
- Life Span and Development
- Psychological Issues and Social Values
- History of Psychology