Dr. Morgan Banks
Retired Special Operations Operational Psychologist
Morgan Banks, Ph.D., is an Operational Psychologist and retired US Army Colonel with over 40 years of military experience, most of that within Special Operations. Prior to his retirement, Dr. Banks was the senior Army Operational Psychologist, and was responsible for all psychological support to Army Special Operations. During his career, he helped establish the Army’s Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape program, the psychological screening programs for numerous military organizations, and various training courses designed specifically for Operational Psychologists. Dr. Banks has worked extensively in the field of counterterrorism and has deployed to both Afghanistan and Iraq.
Dr. Banks is a well published author on the topics of Operational Psychology support to military operations, the ethics of Psychological support to National Security, the history of Assessment and Selection in Special Operations, and military interrogation operations. An excellent presenter and teacher, he is also a certified NRA instructor in Basic Pistol and Rifle, and a Range Safety Officer.