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Linda Tropp presented as part of the Congressional Seminar series "Psychological Insights into Legislative Issues."

Linda Tropp at Congressional Seminar Series

On May 14, 2014 Dr. Linda Tropp had the honor of presenting social science research on "the Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination" as part of the Congressional Seminar series "Psychological Insights into Legislative Issues."  This series was organized by the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) and co-sponsored by our very own local Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA).

SPSSI on the Hill: The Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination

The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) held the second in its Congressional Seminar Series on May 14, 2014. The event featured psychologist Linda R. Tropp (UMass Amherst), who discussed the subtler ways race-based discrimination continues to affect everyday interactions and policy choices. The series aims to inform today’s most salient policy debates with the best of recent psychological research.


Linda Tropp with the SPSSI staff