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Charles Stangor

Charles Stangor

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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.

Primary Interests:

  • 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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Books:

Journal Articles:

  • Stangor, C., Carr, C., & Kiang, L. (1998). Activating stereotypes undermines task confidence. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 75(5), 1191-1197.
  • 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., Jonas, K., Stroebe, W., & Hewstone, M. (1996). Development and change of national stereotypes and attitudes. European Journal of Social Psychology, 26, 663-675.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Other Publications:

Courses Taught:

  • Foundations of Social Psychology (Graduate)
  • Group Behavior (Graduate)
  • Social Psychology

Charles Stangor
Department of Psychology
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
United States

  • Phone: (301) 405-5921
  • Fax: (301) 314-9566

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