North Carolina State University
Erin Banks is from Miami, Florida. She has a BS in Communications and MS inCommunity Psychology from Florida A&M University and a PhD degree in Psychology from NC State University. She is the Director of the National Institutes of HealthInitiative for Maximizing Student Diversity program for students in biomedical and behavioral sciences at NC State. Her interests involve psychosocial factors and student success. She is also a lecturer in psychology and interdisciplinary studies.