Deepti Karkhanis, Ph.D.

Department Chair


Deepti Karkhanis is a tenured Instructor and Department Chair of Psychology at Bellevue College. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Delhi University in India, and her Ph.D. in Applied Developmental Psychology from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. She is a developmentalist whose teaching interests include Lifespan psychology (PSYC& 200), General psychology (PSYC& 100), Cross-cultural psychology (PSYC 250) and Positive psychology (PSYC 109). Dr. Karkhanis explores a variety of pedagogical topics such as collaborative testing, student-teacher rapport, positive psychology in classroom curriculum, and teacher training on social justice and educational equity.