Dennis Banks


Dennis Banks has been on the faculty of the State University of New York College at Oneonta since the early 90’s where he has taught Secondary Social Studies Education and chaired the department of Secondary Education and Educational Technology for over a decade. He has served on the Board of Directors of NCSS and was co-chair of the NYSCSS Human Rights Committee for many years.  His research interests include the inclusion of HRE into state social studies standards across the country.  He was the recent recipient of the Louis Yavner Citizen Award for Distinguished Service to the Teaching of Human Rights in particular for his work with Social Justice Education aimed at pre-service teachers.