Ben Blankenship's Educational Trajectory &

Current Appointment


James Madison University

Assistant Professor of Psychology (2019-Present)

Dr. Blankenship is currently an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in the Department of Psychology at James Madison University. He joined the faculty in the Fall of 2019, where he teaches classes on identity and cultural psychology. His lab, The Structural Oppression as Feelings, Attitudes, and Behaviors Psychology Lab is currently looking for new undergraduate research assistants to start in the Spring of 2020.

 
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University of Michigan 

Ph.D. in Psychology (2019)

Ben Blankenship received his Ph.D. in Psychology from the Personality and Social Contexts Area of the Department of Psychology at The University of Michigan. He was also in the LGBTQ Studies Certificate Program through the Department of Women's Studies and the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (CRLT)'s Teaching Certificate Program, with an emphasis on Teaching in the Classroom. 


Arizona State University 

B.S. in Psychology (Summa Cum Laude)

Ben T Blankenship received his Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Arizona State University in 2013. He also received his honors distinction from Barrett, The Honors College at ASU.