Kira Hudson Banks

Kira Hudson Banks, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology

Ph.D. University of Michigan

Area of Study
Clinical Psychology

Education
B.A. - Mount Holyoke College
M.S./Ph.D. - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Academic and Research Interests
Discrimination
Racial identity
Intergroup dynamics
Depression

Ongoing Research
Psychology of race
Intergroup dynamics research lab

Classes Taught at IWU
Psyc 215 - Abnormal Psychology
Special topic - Psychology of Racism
Special topic - Insanity and Humanity: Depictions of Mental Illness in Popular Media
GW 100 - Gateway Colloquium: Race and Racial Identity Development

Department Roles
Psychology Club Advisor