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Charles Behling, PhD

Charles Behling

Co-Director (retired), The Program on Intergroup Relations
Department of Psychology, The University of Michigan

Charles Behling, a clinical psychologist, recently retired as Co-Director of the Program on Intergroup Relations at the University of Michigan. This program, which focuses on racism, sexism, heterosexism, and other issues of social justice, was cited by President Clinton’s Initiative on Race as one of fourteen “Promising Practices” that successfully bridges racial divides in American communities. In addition, the program has received awards from the U.S. Department of Education, the American Association of Higher Education, the American College Personnel Association, the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, and TIAA-CREF. Professor Behling has won awards for effective teaching from Lake Forest College and the University at Buffalo. Lake Forest College’s award for promotion of cultural diversity is named for him, and he received a University of Buffalo award for services to students from underrepresented social groups.

Email contact: Charles Behling < cbehling@umich.edu >