Is God Funky or What Part 3 Featuring Dr. Hakeem Leonard
This online series will explore the dynamic interplay of race, music, healing, religion, and post-colonial theory inspired by the book, Is God Funky or What?: Black Biblical Culture and Contemporary Popular Music, authored by Dr. Theodore W. Burgh. Part 3 features Dr. Hakeem Leonard and is hosted by Dr. Kate E. Temoney and Dr. Michael Viega
Dr. Hakeem Leonard is a musician, professor of music therapy, and equity leader at Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia. He teaches with a lifespan developmental approach rooted in attunement and regulation and values critical reflexivity as a way of being and becoming. His scholarly pursuits lie in race and culture, equity, hip-hop/rap, art-based inquiry, pain management, and health and wellness.