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Deepti Karkhanis, Ph.D.

Tenured Full-Time Faculty - Program Chair


Deepti Karkhanis is a Full Professor and Department Chair of Psychology at Bellevue College, WA. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Psychology from Delhi University in India, and her Doctoral degree in Applied Developmental Psychology from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. She is a developmental psychologist whose teaching interests include Lifespan psychology (PSYC& 200), General Psychology (PSYC& 100), Cross-cultural Psychology (PSYC 250), Positive Psychology (PSYC 109), and Psychosocial Issues in Healthcare (PSYC 260). Dr. Karkhanis explores various pedagogical topics such as collaborative testing, student-teacher rapport, positive psychology in the classroom curriculum, and teacher training on social justice and educational equity.