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Jeffrey Sherman, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology, University of California, Davis

B.A. in Psychology, University of California, Berkeley

Ph.D. in Social Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara

Dr. Sherman is a Professor in the department of Psychology at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Sherman's research investigates the cognitive processes underlying social psychology and behavior. In particular, he is interested in how stereotypes and prejudice affect how people perceive themselves, other people, and groups of people. He has authored more than 50 scientific publications, including book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles. He has served on several editorial boards and review committees, and is currently Editor of the journal Social Cognition. He is the past-President of the International Social Cognition Network, and is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science. Dr Sherman was the winner of the 2006 Theoretical Innovation Prize presented by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. His research on stereotyping and prejudice has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation.

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