B.A., Brown University, 1988
M.A., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 1990
Ph.D., ibid., 1994
PSYC 401: Introduction to Psychology
PSYC 762: Counseling
PSYC 763: Community Psychology
PSYC 793: Internship
PSYC 991: Practicum and Seminar/Teaching Psychology
Fields of Research
development psychology, social psychology, personality
Vicki Banyard, Ph.D. is a professor in the Department of Psychology with an affiliation with the Justice Studies Program. She is a research and evaluation consultant with Prevention Innovations. She received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Michigan and has trained at both the Family Research Lab, University of New Hampshire and the Trauma Center in Boston. She conducts research on the long-term mental health consequences of interpersonal violence including resilience in survivors. She also conducts research on community approaches to prevention of interpersonal violence. She is part of a research team that has received funding from the NIJ, DOJ and CDC.
She is currently collaborating on a research project with Sewanee: The University of the South that evaluates the longest-running and original character writing program, The Laws of Life Essay Contest. Learn more at http://lifepathsresearch.org/.