Andre R. Fields Ph.D., LLP

Assistant Professor/Counselor
616.234.4130

Andre, a husband and father of 3 children, received his Associates degree from Grand Rapids Community College, his Bachelors degree from Grand Valley State University his Masters degree from Western Michigan University and his Doctoral degree from Western Michigan University.

Andre currently serves as a Counselor and Assistant Professor at GRCC. Andre’s primary research interests relate to psychosocial factors that impact the Academic Achievement of African American males. Andre believes that counseling is an effective platform for producing within an individual: a system of thinking, feeling, and behaving that will empower a person to overcome the personal, familial, and societal challenges they may be encountering on their life journey. Andre is also the founder and director of Alpha Beta Omega (ABO). ABO is a leadership development program designed to empower Black male college student attending GRCC.

Courses Taught

CLS 100 Introduction to College: New Student Experience

Publications

The Psychology of Racism

Journey to the American Dream: A 21-Day Survival Guide for Overcoming Racism

Alpha Beta Omega (ABO)

ABO: World Leaders Society