UW-River Falls

Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Professor | Psychological Sciences

Cyndi Kernahan is professor of psychological sciences and director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. A social psychologist, Cyndi’s expertise is in the psychology of prejudice and racism and her scholarly work is typically focused on better understanding how students learn about these topics and how psychological factors influence student learning and student success more broadly. Her book Teaching about Race and Racism in the College Classroom: Notes from a White Professor was published in 2019 as part of the Teaching and Learning in Higher Education series of West Virginia University Press


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