President's Dream Colloquium On Women in Technology

Attracting, Retaining and Promoting Diverse Talent

Social Psychological Phenomena

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October 12, 2017

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About the Speaker

Dr. Steven Spencer
Robert K. and Dale J. Weary Chair in Social Psychology, Ohio State University

Dr. Steven Spencer is a preeminent scholar of stereotypes and prejudice and their effects on people’s self-concept and academic performance. He published the pioneering study of stereotype threat on women’s math performance in a 1999 article that has been cited over 2,500 times. Dr. Spencer has more than a decade of experience at the University of Waterloo researching how implicit biases affect women in math and engineering. Dr. Spencer’s more recent experience is in conducting and assessing the overall effectiveness of longitudinal interventions in educational contexts.