Andrae Banks

Andrae Banks

Social Work
Inducted in 2018

Andrae Banks is a candidate for the Ph.D. in social work at the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis. His research focuses on Black adolescent socioemotional health and mental health services utilization. Andrae has published five research articles as a Ph.D. student to date and two book chapters prior to entering doctoral study with two first author works to his credit. He has earned the Teaching Center’s Teaching Citation at Washington University in St. Louis, recognizing his advanced teaching preparation. Andrae received a Master of Social Work degree with a juvenile justice concentration from North Carolina Central University, where he served as vice president of the Graduate Student Association for Social Workers. As well, he received bachelor degrees in psychology and African and Afro-American studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is also a licensed clinical social worker with an extensive practice background. Andrae wants to improve the overall socioemotional health of the Black community and improve the utilization of mental health services within this population. He aspires to lead research, teaching, and practice initiatives that fulfill these goals.