Plenary Speakers

  • Dr. Kerry Kawakami is a Professor of Psychology and Director of the Social Cognition Lab at York University. Her research examines how we perceive people from different social groups, how we react to intergroup bias, and strategies to reduce prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination.
  • Dr. Margaret Kovera is a Presidential Scholar and Professor of Psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and Editor-in-Chief of Law and Human Behavior. Her research examines human decision-making and cognitive biases in the legal context.
  • Dr. Enrique Neblett is an Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Lab Director of the African American Youth Wellness Laboratory at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research examines the link between racism and health in African American youth.
  • Dr. Steven Spencer is a Professor of Psychology and Director of the Self, Stereotypes, and Social Norms Lab at Ohio State University. His research examines how threats to the self-concept can lead to stereotyping and prejudice, and how being a member of a stereotyped group affects people‚Äôs self-concept and academic performance.
  • Symposium Speakers

  • Serena Chen, University of California, Berkeley
  • Andrei Cimpian, New York University
  • E.J.R. David, University of Alaska Anchorage
  • Mesmin Destin, Northwestern University
  • Alice Eagly, Northwestern University
  • Sarah Gaither, Duke University
  • Sylvia Perry, Northwestern University
  • Diana Sanchez, Rutgers University
  • Denise Sekaquaptewa, University of Michigan