Santiba Campbell


Dr. Santiba Campbell is the Director of Academic Special Initiatives and an Associate Professor of Psychology at Bennett College. A native of North Carolina, Dr. Campbell received her BA in psychology from Winston-Salem State University. She earned her MA and PhD in the field of social psychology from the University of Delaware. Research by Dr. Campbell has applied an intersectional perspective to assess the nature and consequences of social identity development regarding personal and collective self, particularly in historical targets of racism; Black Americans. Her research concerning racial identity and perceptions of racial discrimination and how both may influence psychological well-being for Black American college students provides some theoretical background on the needs of students from underrepresented populations. Dr. Campbell currently serves as the Faculty Senate President and Ex-Officio member of the Board of Trustees at Bennett College.