Dr. Zelaika Hepworth Clarke Carnagie is a clinical and cultural sexologist, loveologist, sexosopher, eroticologist, sexuality educator, African-centered social worker and co-liberator . Dr. Clarke is the first Jamerican (Jamaican-American) to receive three degrees in human sexuality from accredited universities in the United States: Bachelors of Arts from NYU in Sexuality, Culture and Oppression (2007); Masters of Education in Human Sexuality(2012) and Doctorate of Philosophy in Human Sexuality (2015) from the Center for Human Sexuality Studies at Widener University. Dr.Clarke is also a graduate of the International School of Transnational Decolonial Black Feminism (Brazil) and from the Decolonizing Knowledge and Power Summer School (Catalonia).
Dr. Clarke co-founded an anti-racist sexuality studies program at Goddard College, the first sexuality studies program in the United States founded by scholars of color at a PWI. They are also the co-creator of the Decolonial Sexual Attitude Reassessment/Restructuring (D-SAR) a sexuality training program that assists participants understand the impact of settler-colonialism, imperialism, white supremacy, capitalism, and cisheteropatriarchy on one’s relationships to sex, gender, love, sexuality, and relationships.
Dr. Clarke is a board member of Relationship Equality Foundation (REF) and they specialize in working with people of the African diaspora, kinky, non-monogamous, queer, gender expansive and erotically-marginalized communities and is committed to sexual justice, erotic sovereignty and sexual emancipation. Dr. Clarke enjoys the co-liberation process and guiding constituents/clients interested in self-improvement, the decolonization process, self love and people who want breakthroughs related to challenges associated with relationships, eroticism, pleasure, passion, sexualities, intimacy or genders. ♥