Kaiyla Banks

Position
Graduate Student
Office
Fisher Hall
Bio/Description

Kaiyla is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Politics specializing in American Politics. She completed her undergraduate degree in Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania where she graduated with honors for her senior thesis entitled, “Residential Segregation and Inequality in the US How Redlining, The Home Owners Loan Corporation, and Disinvestment in Black Communities Has Impacted Black Political Mobility”. 

Some of her research interests include: Race and Ethnic Politics, African American Politics, Public opinion, Political Behavior, and Identity Politics.