Bedford E. Frank Palmer II, Ph.D. was a Dr. James E. Walker Presidential
Fellow and a Sally Casanova California Pre-Doctoral Scholar. He is a
Past-Chairperson of the National Student Circle of the Association of
Black Psychologists. Bedford completed his doctoral degree in counseling
psychology at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, and is currently
the Coordinator of Services to Students of African Descent and of the
Multicultural Immersion Program for Student Health & Counseling Services
at the University of California, Davis.
Bedford was born and raised in San Diego, California. He most recently completed his APA Pre-Doctoral Internship in Professional psychology at Counseling and Psychological Services, at the University of California, Berkeley. Bedford received his Masters degree in research psychology from California State University, Long Beach, and his Bachelors degree in Anthropology from the University of California, Irvine. Over the course of his higher education, Bedford has done work as a student leader and activist as Chair of the Afrikan Student Union at UC Irvine and as Vice President of the Black Psychology Student Association at Cal State Long Beach. Beyond this Bedford has worked as a teacher in the inner city; an outreach officer and advisor for first generation, low income, minority and disabled students; and as head residential advisor for the Cal State Long Beach Upward Bound Program.
Bedford E. F. Palmer II, Ph.D.
Coordinator of Services to Students of African Descent
Coordinator of Multicultural Immersion Program
Student Health & Counseling Services
University of California, Davis
Walker Presidential Fellow