Meet the Staff

  • M. Elaine Richardson, Psy.D.


    Elaine is the director of the Office of Women’s Development and has also been a staff psychologist at APU’s University Counseling Center. In addition to teaching on campus, she conducts seminars and workshops on women’s issues, faith and domestic violence, African-American college students, professional ethics, and empowering women for success. She enjoys spending time with her family.

  • Dominique Bowie

    BSW Intern

    Dominique, better known as Doma, is the social work (BSW) intern in the Office of Women’s Development. She hails from San Pedro, California, where she loves living close to the beach, but also considers herself a mountain girl. After college, she hopes to pursue macro social work, either working with communities, policies, advocacy, or all of the above. Outside of school and work, you can find her spending time with friends, listening to a podcast, or dancing wherever there is live music.