Faculty/Staff Profiles

Krystal Perkins

Krystal Perkins, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone: 678-839-0614 | Fax: 678-839-0611

Email:  kperkins@westga.edu

Office: Melson Hall 107

Hours: M: 4:30-7:00pm
W: Anytime Phone or Skype
F: 3:30-6:00pm


Krystal Perkins is an assistant professor of psychology at University of West Georgia. She is a dedicated and collaborative researcher with varied streams of theoretical and applied interests with a strong background in classic and critical theories. Krystal is engaged in varies critical research projects across diverse contexts to document and explore the different aspects of group identities and intergroup relations among various ethnic groups using different methodologies. More precisely, Krystal is interested in how �devalued� members of society form, manage, and negotiate their identity in relation to other groups-dominant, Americans, immigrants, or politically subordinated-and the conditions under which critical or false consciousness can be documented.


  • City University of New York, 2010

Courses and Sections

  • Courses Taught
    • PSYC-1101 (Intro to General Psychology)    
    • PSYC-2010 (Psychology as a Human Science)    
    • PSYC-3730 (Social Psychology)    
    • PSYC-6083 (Research Methods)    
    • PSYC-6899 (Thesis)    
    • PSYC-7810 (Social Stigma & Damage)    
    • PSYC-8005 (Human Science Methodologies)    
  • Spring 2015 Sections
    • PSYC-2010 (Psychology as a Human Science) Section: 03
    • PSYC-7810 (Tutorial:Stats & Analysis) Section: 05
    • PSYC-8005 (Human Science Methodologies) Section: 01
  • Fall 2014 Sections
    • PSYC-2010 (Psychology as a Human Science) Section: 01   [View Syllabus]
    • PSYC-6899 (Thesis) Section: 07
    • PSYC-7810 (Social Stigma & Damage) Section: 08   [View Syllabus]
  • Summer 2014 Sections
    • PSYC-1101 (Intro to General Psychology) Section: N01
    • PSYC-3730 (Social Psychology) Section: 01
  • Spring 2014 Sections
    • PSYC-2010 (Psychology as a Human Science) Section: 01
    • PSYC-6083 (Research Methods) Section: 01
    • PSYC-6083 (Research Methods) Section: 02