Professor of Social Psychology, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Linda R. Tropp is Professor of Social Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her research concerns how members of different groups approach and experience contact with each other, and how group differences in status affect cross-group relations. She has received research awards from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues and the International Society of Political Psychology and is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Society of Experimental Social Psychology. She works with national organizations in the U.S. to promote racial integration and justice, and with international organizations to evaluate applied programs designed to reduce racial and ethnic conflict.

Experience

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    Professor of Social Psychology, University of Massachusetts Amherst