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James A. Banks

James A. Banks is the Kerry and Linda Killinger Endowed Chair in Diversity Studies Emeritus. He was the Founding Director of the Center for Multicultural Education at the University of Washington, Seattle, which is now the Banks Center for Educational Justice. Banks is a past president of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS), a fellow of AERA, a member of the National Academy of Education, and a recipient of the Lifetime...See more