ISRL Founder and Director
Dr. Cynthia Winston is a narrative personality psychologist. She is also an Associate Professor in the Howard University Department of Psychology and Principal of Winston Synergy L.L.C., a psychology consulting firm. At the start of her academic career, Dr. Winston was awarded the National Science Foundation Early Career Award. Dr. Winston’s recent work includes articles on the cultural psychology of racialized societies and lives, the professional success of women of color in science and engineering, and the race self complexity of the narrative processing of the meaning of race. She is a Director on several boards including the Alfred Harcourt Foundation and Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science. Dr. Winston received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Howard University and graduated magna cum laude, with Phi Beta Kappa honors. From the University of Michigan, she earned her Master of Arts Degree in Psychology and her Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Psychology and Education.