Episode 16: Dr. Danielle Gaucher, Social Psychology Professor, University of Winnipeg

November 21, 2017

As part of the President's Dream Colloquium, Danniele speaks with Dr. Danielle Gaucher all about gendered language in job advertisements - how does gendered language influence women's participation in STEM? How does social science research help to implement best practices in creating job advertisements? And how is visual attention a part of gendered language? Listen to find out!

Guest: Dr. Danielle Gaucher (website)

Danielle Gaucher (PhD, University of Waterloo) is an Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of the Intergroup Relations and Social Justice Laboratory at the University of Winnipeg, MB, Canada. She studies how social inequality is maintained at individual and institutional levels with the goal of providing insight into social change, redress, and the re-engagement of member of vulnerable groups into the system.

Dr. Gaucher’s programmes of research investigate how, and why, social inequality is maintained, examining processes at both individual and institutional levels. Most of Dr. Gaucher’s research draws upon and extends social psychological theories of legitimacy, in particular system justification theory (SJT).

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Hosted by: Danniele Livengood (@livengood)
Theme Music: “Positive and Fun” by Scott Holmes
Produced by: Vanessa Reich-Shackelford