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SPSSI Representative to APA Council

Kim A. Case, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology at the University of Houston-Clear Lake (UHCL) where she directs the Applied Social Issues graduate degree. Her mixed-methods research examines ally behavior when encountering bias and interventions to increase understanding of intersectionality and systemic privilege, reduce prejudice, and create inclusive spaces within educational and community settings. Her pedagogical scholarship addresses diversity-course effectiveness, inclusive classroom practices, and teaching for social justice. Her book, Deconstructing Privilege: Teaching and Learning as Allies in the Classroom (2013), focuses on pedagogical strategies for teaching about privilege through an intersectional lens. Her second book emphasizes intersectionality pedagogy across the curriculum: Intersectional Pedagogy: Complicating Identity and Social Justice (2017). Her blog, teaching resources, and research information are available at and The Society for the Teaching of Psychology named her as the 2018 Robert S. Daniel Excellence in Teaching Awardee for her nationally recognized pedagogical advancements. SPSSI has honored Dr. Case with the Distinguished Service Award, the Michelle Alexander Scholarship and Service Award, the Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring Award, and the Innovative Teaching Award. As both Fellow of the American Psychological Association and Fellow of SPSSI, she served as Council member, Representative to APA Council, JSI editorial board member, Convention Program Chair, Teaching and Mentoring Chair, and Early Career Scholar Chair. Within APA Council, she served as a member of the Diversity Work Group, Women’s Caucus, Ethnic Minority Caucus, and Public Interest Caucus (officer). She is an alum of the APA Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology and served on the Executive Council of the Society for the Psychology of Women.