Center on the Science of Diversity (CSD)
 
 

News Archive

5/7/10 "Sexual Orientation and Disparities in Mental Health" will be the topic of the fourth in the Distinguished Speaker Series and held in spring quarter and is co-sponsored with Northwestern's C2S (Cells-to-Society). Ilan Meyer, Associate Professor of Clinical Sociomedical Sciences at Columbia University, will speak on Friday, May 7, 2010 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm. A reception will follow. Location: Norris Northwestern Room

4/23/10 "From Stereotyping to Invisibility: The Psychological Consequences of Using American Indian Mascots" will be presented by Stephanie A. Fryberg, Asst. Prof. in Psychology and Affiliate Facutly in American Indian Studies at the U. of Arizona, from at 3 pm in Swift Hall, Room 107. Reception fo follow. Presented by Learning Sciences Brownbag and co-sponsored by CSD

4/22/10 "Culture and Learning in Diverse Classrooms: The Crucial Role of Interdependence" will be presented by Stephanie A. Fryberg, Asst. Prof. in Psychology and Affiliate Faculty in American Indian Studies at the U. of Arizona, from noon - 1:15 pm in Annenberg Hall, Room 345. Presented by Learning Sciences Brownbag.

4/21/10 Eboo Patel, Founder and Executive Director of Interfaith Youth Core Named by US News & World Report as one of America’s Best Leaders of 2009 gives a talk: “TURNING CONFLICT INTO COLLABORATION: LEADERSHIP IN A WORLD OF RELIGIOUS CRISIS,” at 5:15 - 6:15 pm in Jacobs Center, OLC. CDS is a co-sponsor with Kellogg's Leadership Initiatives and MOSAIC.

4/9/10 "Race and Gender Talk: Why It Is Difficult and How Intergroup Dialogue Works” will be the topic of the third in the Distinguished Speaker Series and held in spring quarter. Patricia Gurin, Nancy Cantor Distinguished University Professor Emerita of Psychology and Women's Studies at the University of Michigan, will speak on Friday, April 9, 2010 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm., 107 Swift Hall. A reception will follow.

2/11/10 CSD Winter Seminar presents Dr. Heather Caruso, University of Chicago, "What We Can Gain From Losses: How Loss Aversion May Promote Cross-Group Collaboration" on Thursday, February 11, 4:00 - 5:00 pm, 107 Swift Hall
Reception to follow.

1/25/10 CSD faculty member, Mary Pattillo, professor of sociology and African American Studies in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences and faculty associate at the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern, has been named the Harold Washington Professor. Pattillo's areas of research interest include race and ethnicity -- with an emphasis on class stratification -- urban sociology and qualitative methods. She is considered the foremost authority on the black middle class.

12/16/09 CSD co-director Katherine Phillips received a Faculty Impact Award, for her outstanding contributions to the Kellogg School.

10/27/09 CSD steering committee member Joan Chiao published a paper in the Proceedings of the Royal Society examining the interactions between genetic diversity and cultural diversity in shaping psychological well-being.

9/1/09 Professor Peter Glick, a leading authority on the psychology of prejudice and discrimination, is a visiting fellow in the Center during Fall Quarter.

CSD faculty affiliate Doug Medin received the American Psychological Association's Presidential Citation for outstanding empirical and theoretical contributions to our understanding of the influence of culture on cognition.

CSD faculty affiliate Alice Eagly was named a Highly Cited Researcher by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI).

CSD steering committee member Jennifer Richeson was elected to the Board of Directors of the Association for Psychological Science. 

03/06/09 Prof. Alice Eagly will receive the 2009 Distinguished Scientist Award of the American Psychological Association in August 2009.

03/06/09 Prof. Victoria DeFrancesco-Soto received a URGC grant for "Bulls Eye or Ricochet? The Effect of Ethnically Targeted Ads in the 2008 Presidential Campaign." She presented on this topic at the U of C Harris School Conference on 12/11/08 entitled "Race and the American Voter." She was also NU's point person for the Big Ten Battleground Poll. Her team formulated the survey instrument and appeared on two shows on the Big 10 network analyzing the results. She was also an expert political analyst for CNN en Espanol's election coverage.

03/06/09 CSD Co-chair Galen Bodenhausen has a new paper on stigma that was recently covered in the Association for Psychological Science Blog.

03/06/09 Prof. Jennifer Richeson will receive a 2009 Award for Distinguished Scientific Early Career Contributions to Psychology in August 2009. Read more

03/06/09 Prof. Robert Livingston has new research forthcoming in Psychological Science: The teddy bear effect: Does babyfaceness benefit Black CEOs?

10/24/08 Stanford University Professor Jennifer Eberhardt delivered the first lecture in the 2008-2009 diversity speaker series. Read more in the article "Links between race and crime topic of Kellogg talk"

10/13/08 New research co-authored by CSD Co-Chair Galen Bodenhausen is featured in the article "Study: Multiracial people face prejudice" (United Press International)

10/07/08 New research co-authored by Prof. Adam Galinsky is highlighted in the article "Vote for Who You Are Not" (Forbes)

07/18/08 New research co-authored by CSD Co-Chair Katherine Phillips is featured in the article "The might of being white" (Globe and Mail, Canada)

06/09/08 Joan Williams closed the CSD Spring Distinguished Speaker Series. Read more in the article "Pushing back on trends that push women out of the workforce"

05/19/2008 Frans Johansson spoke to Kellogg as a part of the CSD speaker series. Read more in the article "Medici Effect author Johansson brings insights to Kellogg diversity initiative"

05/01/08 Yale University Psychology Professor John Dovidio spoke to Kellogg as part of the CSD speaker series. Read more in the article "Diversity speaker examines an ‘old virus’"

04/25/08 The article "Kellogg launches Center on Science of Diversity" ran in the Spring 2008 edition of Kellogg World alumni magazine.

04/16/08 Recent research by Professor Jennifer Richeson is highlighted in the article "Ignoring our Race Problem" at Miller-McCune magazine.

04/09/08 Scott E. Page '93 opened the Spring Distinguished Speaker Series. Read more in the article "‘Science’ of diversity a Kellogg goal in new center, speaker series."

 
 
 
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