Rebecca Bigler

Professor of Psychology and Women’s and Gender Studies, University of Texas at Austin



Rebecca S. Bigler is Professor of Psychology and Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She received a B.A. from Oberlin College and Ph.D. from The Pennsylvania State University before joining the faculty at UT-Austin in 1991. She studies the causes and consequences of social stereotyping and prejudice among children, with a particular focus on gender and racial attitudes. She has worked to develop and test intervention strategies aimed at reducing children’s social stereotyping and intergroup biases and she is interested in the intersection of race, gender, and politics. Her work has appeared in top journals in the field of developmental psychology (Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, Developmental Psychology), and has been covered by major media outlets (Newsweek, NBC Dateline). Her work has been supported by Teaching Tolerance and the National Science Foundation. She is currently the Executive Director of the American Council for Coeducational Schooling.

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Thank you, sponsors!

We are so pleased to announce the following sponsors for our October conference!

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ISPP Small Grant Award

We are pleased that the International Society for Political Psychology has awarded "Mentoring Conferences for New Research on Gender in Political Psychology" one of their Small Grants to further the goals of ISPP.

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participantsMeet the Organizers

Monica Schneider and Angie Bos

Monica is an Asst. Professor at Miami University (Ohio) and Angie is an Asst. Professor at the College of Wooster. They have been friends and collaborators since they first met at the University of Minnesota where they both completed the interdisciplinary Ph.D. minor in political psychology and focused their dissertation research on gender and political psychology.

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