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Kim A. Case, Ph.D.

Director of Faculty Success
Office of the Provost
Virginia Commonwealth University

Dr. Case is a social psychologist by training and applies critical race theory, feminist theory, queer theory, and intersectional theory to her teaching, research, and service to the profession, on campus, and in the surrounding community. 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, including three books, addresses diversity-course effectiveness, inclusive classroom practices, and teaching for social justice. She has also been recognized with many national and university teaching, scholarship, service, and leadership awards. 

Dr. Case served a total of 11 years on the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Council and as elected Representative to APA Council (American Psychological Association). On APA Council, she was a founding member of the Council Diversity Work Group. She previously served SPSSI as Convention Program Chair, Teaching and Mentoring Chair, Council Member, and more. She now serves as Advisory Board member to the Georgia Tech Department of Biomedical Engineering NSF Red grant for inclusive transformation. At VCU, she also serves as a member of the ADVANCE IT steering committee.

At VCU, she serves as Director of Faculty Success and the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence in the Office of the Provost. She is also tenured full Professor of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies and Professor of Psychology.  

She previously served as Professor of Psychology and Women’s and Gender Studies, Chair of the Faculty Mentoring Program, Director of the Teaching-Learning Enhancement Center, and Director of the Applied Social Issues Master’s program at her previous university.