Psychology Colloquium - Jennifer Eberhardt, Ph.D.

Date: 

Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Hosted online via ZOOM video conferencing.

Jennifer L. Eberhardt, Ph.D.

Morris M. Doyle Centennial Professor of Public Policy

Professor of Psychology I Faculty Director, Stanford SPARQ

Stanford University
Department of Psychology

Topic based on Professor Eberhardt's book:

“Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do”

From one of the world’s leading experts on unconscious racial bias come stories, science, and strategies to address one of the central controversies of our time

How do we talk about bias? How do we address racial disparities and inequities? What role do our institutions play in creating, maintaining, and magnifying those inequities? What role do we play? With a perspective that is at once scientific, investigative, and informed by personal experience, Dr. Jennifer Eberhardt offers us the language and courage we need to face one of the biggest and most troubling issues of our time. She exposes racial bias at all levels of society—in our neighborhoods, schools, workplaces, and criminal justice system. Yet she also offers us tools to address it. Eberhardt shows us how we can be vulnerable to bias but not doomed to live under its grip. Racial bias is a problem that we all have a role to play in solving.

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