Kim Case, Ph.D.
Professor of Women's Studies and Psychology,
College of Human Sciences and Humanities
Kim A. Case, Ph.D. is a social psychologist and Fellow of the American Psychological Association. At UHCL, she serves as director of the Applied Social Issues concentration within the Psychology Master's program. 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 edited book, "Deconstructing Privilege: Teaching and Learning as Allies in the Classroom," focuses on pedagogical strategies for teaching about privilege through an intersectional lens. Her second book, "Intersectional Pedagogy: Complicating Identity and Social Justice," emphasizes intersectionality pedagogy across the curriculum.
Both the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues and Social Psychology
Network awarded Dr. Case with national teaching awards. In recognition of her teaching,
she was also awarded the University of Houston-Clear Lake Distinguished Faculty Teaching
Award, the Alumni Association's Outstanding Professor Award, and Minnie Stevens Piper
Teaching Award. Her professional service includes several leadership positions within
SPSSI, the Society for the Psychology of Women, and the Society for the Teaching of
Psychology. She also founded and chaired the Houston chapter of the national Gay Lesbian
and Straight Education Network.