Lennell R. Dade, PhD, MWBS. Recently retired after serving as chair and professor in the Department of Psychology and Human Services at Lincoln University and currently serves as adjunct faculty at the Won Institute of Graduate Studies. Her interests in psychology have always been along the theoretical, philosophical and spiritual lines. She counts herself among the psychologists who are working to return the “psyche” to psychology. A great deal of her work has involved studying African philosophical and spiritual systems as the underpinnings to African/Black psychology.
Her more recent studies and practice have been in Won Buddhism beginning at the Won Temple in Glenside, PA and then as a student at the Won Institute of Graduate Studies. As part of her graduate studies she traveled and studied at Youngsan University of Son Studies in South Korea and completed the Masters of Won Buddhist Studies in August 2018. She has participated as a group leader and co-facilitator in the Won Buddhism International Youngsan Stay in South Korea several times. Her current interests include exploring the relationship between the fields of psychology/philosophy and Won Buddhism.