Social Psychology

The Diversity Science Initiative informs social psychology through the study of intergroup relations, social cognition, and close relationships.The UCLA Department of Psychology is home to over 70 faculty. In these sections, we highlight members with research most relevant to diversity issues. Mouse over each badge to see the faculty member's research direction, and click through for their respective lab websites.

Tiffany N. Brannon - Leveraging Cultural Identity to Address Social Inequality Naomi Eisenberger - Neural processes underlying racial discrimination
Yuen Huo - Social context, motivation, and relations within and between groups Ben Karney - Relationship satisfaction in diverse populations
Anne Peplau - Gender and sexual orientation and identity David Sears - Race and ethnicity in American politics
Jenessa Shapiro - Understanding prejudice, stereotyping, and social stigma Margaret Shih - Identity activation and psychological processes
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