Benjamin T. Blankenship

Benjamin T. Blankenship, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA. He recently received his Ph.D. in Personality and Social Context Psychology from The University of Michigan. His current research examines the effects of identity, identity dimensionality, and other individual differences on the socio-political engagement (voting, activism, etc.) and inclusion of various minorities in society, with a special focus on sexual and gender minorities and poor and working-class people, as well as other identities/statuses that are connected to these.