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University of Connecticut Social Psychology Intergroup Relations


Felicia Pratto, Professor, Social Psychology

Researches the dynamics of power in intergroup and interpersonal relationships, how inequality develops and can be lessened, and related ideologies and perceptions of justice, morality, trust, and power. She has studied why people violate moral norms, stereotyping, automatic evaluation and pre-conscious processing, socio-political attitudes, and attention biases toward negative information. She is co-author of the book Social Dominance.

Rob Foels

Rob Foels, Research Specialist, Social Psychology

Intergroup relations; Cognitive complexity; Ideology and social dominance; Gender and social status