Nationally Recognized Expert to Visit UA


The Psychology Archives invites you to the first installment of the spring colloquium series on Thursday, March 4th from 3:00 – 4:30 pm in Room 310 of the Student Union. We are pleased to welcome Dr. Cristina G. Banks for her talk “Crossing Disciplines and Innovating in Psychology: Making Something New from the Familiar”.  Dr. Banks will share her experience in creating new applications of psychological principles and applying them in contexts where no one has gone before. 

Dr. Banks holds a PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Minnesota (1979) and a BA in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley (1974). She is President and Founder of Lamorinda Consulting LLC, an organizational consulting firm specializing in employment law.  She specializes in the areas of organizational strategy, performance improvement, human resource strategy, organizational and personnel assessment, and wage and hour laws.  She is a nationally recognized expert in the Fair Labor Standards Act and California wage and hour laws. She serves as an expert witness in employment class action cases.  She recently won APA’s Presidential Citation Innovation Award for her work in job analysis.

Dr. Banks is a Senior Lecturer at the University of California Haas School of Business where she teaches courses in human resource management, organizational behavior and leadership.  She has served on the Board of Directors for two publicly held companies, Whole Foods Market Inc. (WFMI), and Chalone Wine Group, Inc. (CHLN).  She also serves on several Advisory Boards including Leadership California, a non-profit public charity which educates women leaders in public policy issues, and UC Berkeley’s Certificate Program in Human Resource Management. 

Please contact Dorothy Gruich at 330-972-7285 or with any questions or visit our website at The Psychology Archives Colloquium Series is free and open to the public and generously sponsored by The Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation, UA Design and Development Services and the Foundation for Behavioral Resources.




Dorothy Gruich 330-972-7285

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