Charles Stangor is professor of psychology in the social psychology area at the University of Maryland, and has also taught at the University of Tübingen in Germany. He received his B.A. from Beloit College in 1973, and his Ph.D. from New York University in 1986.
Dr. Stangor is the recipient of research grants from the National Institute of Mental Health and from the National Science Foundation. He has published 7 books and over 70 research articles and book chapters, and has served as an associate editor of the European Journal of Social Psychology. Dr. Stangor's research interests concern the development of stereotypes and prejudice, and their influences upon individuals who are potential victims of discrimination. He is a charter fellow of the American Psychological Society, and has served as Executive Officer for the Society for Experimental Social Psychology.
Currently, Dr. Stangor directs the National Science Foundation Social Psychology Program.
- Applied Social Psychology
- Gender Psychology
- Group Processes
- Intergroup Relations
- Interpersonal Processes
- Prejudice and Stereotyping
- Research Methods, Assessment
- Social Cognition
Research Group or Laboratory:
- Stereotyping, Prejudice, and Intergroup Relations Laboratory (SPIRL)
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- Macrae, C. N., Stangor, C., & Hewstone, M. (Eds.). (1997). Stereotypes and stereotyping. New York: Guilford Press.
- Stangor, C. (Ed.). (2000). Stereotypes and prejudice: Essential readings. Philadelphia, PA: Psychology Press.
- Stangor, C. (2010). Research methods in social psychology (4th ed.). Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin.
- Stangor, C. (2003). Social groups in action and interaction. New York: Psychology Press.
- Swim, J. K., & Stangor, C. (Eds). (1998). Prejudice: The target's perspective. San Diego, CA: Academic Press.
- Ford, T. E., Stangor, C., & Duan, C. (1994). Influence of social category accessibility and category-associated trait accessibility on judgments of individuals. Social Cognition, 12, 149-168.
- Schaller, M., Crandall, C. S., Stangor, C., & Neuberg, S. L. (1995). What kinds of social psychology experiments are of value to perform: A reply to Wallach and Wallach (1994). Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
- Stangor, C., Carr, C., & Kiang, L. (1998). Activating stereotypes undermines task confidence. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 75(5), 1191-1197.
- Stangor, C., Jonas, K., Stroebe, W., & Hewstone, M. (1996). Development and change of national stereotypes and attitudes. European Journal of Social Psychology, 26, 663-675.
- Stangor, C., Sechrist, G. B., & Jost, J. T. (2001). Changing racial beliefs by providing consensus information. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 27, 486-496.
- Stangor, C. (2012, February 27). Rethinking my science. SPSP Talks: Commentary and Analysis from SPSP.org.
- Stangor, C., & Sechrist, G. (1998). Conceptualizing the determinants of academic choice and task performance across social groups. In J. K. Swim & C. Stangor, (Eds), Prejudice: The target's perspective. Academic Press.
- Stangor, C., Thompson, E., & Ford, T. E. (1998). An inhibited model of stereotype inhibition. In R. S. Wyer (Ed.), Advances in Social Cognition (Vol 11).
- Foundations of Social Psychology (Graduate)
- Group Processes (Graduate)
- Research Methods
- Social Psychology
Department of Psychology
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland 20742
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