Portrait of Antoinette Landor, Antibigotry Convening Fellow

Antoinette Landor

Antoinette M. Landor is an Associate Professor and the Millsap Professor of Diversity andMulticultural Studies in the Department of Human Development and Family Science at the University of Missouri. She is co-founder and Associate Director of the Center for Body Image Research and Policy (CBIRP). Dr. Landor received a Ph.D. from the University of Georgia and completed a National Institutes of Health (NIH) postdoctoral fellowship at the University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill. Her research focuses on the impact of colorism and racism on individual, relational, and family health and functioning. She also examines how sociocultural factors influence the sexual and romantic relationship behaviors of adolescents and young adults. Her work has appeared in top-tier journals and has been presented at domestic and international conferences. Dr. Landor is the recent recipient of numerous research, teaching, and mentorship awards. These honors include the prestigious President’s Award for Early Career Excellence from the University of Missouri System and the Provost’s Outstanding Junior Faculty Research Award. In addition, one of her articles, “Skin-Tone Trauma: Historical and Contemporary Influences on the Health and Interpersonal Outcomes of African Americans,” won the 2020 Best Paper Award from the National Council on Family Relations. Dr. Landor grew up in Lake Charles, Louisiana, attended Grambling State University for her undergraduate studies, and is a proud and active member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and the Links, Inc. (Charter Member of Central Missouri Chapter).

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