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Robert Livingston is an Associate Professor of Management and Organizations. He is a diversity researcher whose research examines how physical appearance and nonconsious processes influence stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination. He is also interested in the topic of diversity in leadership. Specifically, he investigates the unique challenges confronting women and minorities in upper management, as well as the conscious and nonconscious processes underlying leader selection. Livingston’s research has been published in numerous top-tiered journals including Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, and Psychological Science. He has received numerous awards for outstanding research and teaching, including the Social Issues Dissertation Award from Division 9 of the American Psychological Association. He is the member of numerous professional organizations and serves on the editorial board of the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.
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PhD, 2001, Psychology, Ohio State University
MA, 1998, Psychology, Ohio State University
MA, 1996, Linguistics, Romance Literature, University of California, Los Angeles
BA, 1993, Spanish, Tulane University

Academic Positions
Assistant Professor, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2007-present
Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin Madison, 2002-2007
Anna Julia Cooper Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Wisconsin Madison, 2001-2002

Editorial Positions
Editorial Board, Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 2009-present
Editorial Board, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 2006-present
Consulting Editor, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 2006-2008

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Research Interests
Intergroup relations, emotion, social cognition, intuitive judgment and decision-making, workplace discrimination, managing cultural and ethnic diversity, nonconscious stereotyping and prejudice, social justice, conflict resolution, trust and cooperation

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Teaching Interests
Leadership in organizations, negotiations, managing workforce diversity, research methods in organization behavior