Shana Pryor, MA, and Ronald Levant, EdD

Shana Pryor, MA, is a doctoral student of Counseling Psychology at The University of Akron. She has spent the majority of her career focusing on issues surrounding men, masculinity, and sexual trauma. She is now working on issues related to men, compassion, and shame. She is looking forward to the academic and clinical road ahead.

Ronald F. Levant, EdD, MBA, ABPP, is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at The University of Akron; Past President of the American Psychological Association (APA) and APA Division 51, the Society for the Psychological Study of  Men and Masculinities; and two-term Editor of APA Division 51’s quarterly journal, Psychology of Men & Masculinities. He is widely considered one of the key people responsible for creating the new field of the psychology of men and masculinities.