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Deepti Karkhanis, Ph.D.

Full-Time Faculty - Program Chair


Deepti Karkhanis is a Sr. Associate Professor and Department Chair of Psychology at Bellevue College, WA. She received her Bachelors and Masters 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 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.