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Linda Tropp on the WWLP-TV Mass Appeal show examining race relations

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Linda Tropp appeared on on the WWLP-TV Mass Appeal show examining race relations on September 4, 2020

Race relations in the U.S. have been very tense this summer and the most recent police shooting of a black man in Wisconsin continues to keep the subject top of mind. With all that has happened it is very difficult for people to fully understand what is at stake. Dr. Tropp was interviewed to help put it all in perspective. 

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Johanna Vollhardt & Rezarta Bilali received Honorable Mention for the Otto Klineberg Intercultural and International Relations Award by the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues.

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The article titled "Victim and perpetrator groups’ divergent perspectives on collective violence: Implications for attitudes toward political issues and intergroup relations" by Johanna Ray Vollhardt & Rezarta Bilali received Honorable Mention for the Otto Klineberg Intercultural and International Relations Award by the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. 

Ervin Staub cited in an article examining ways to teach police offers to become active bystanders to prevent instances of brutality or injustice.

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Ervin Staub, Emeritus Professor of psychology and founding director of the Psychology of Peace and Violence Program, is cited in an article examining ways to teach police offers to become active bystanders to prevent instances of brutality or injustice. Staub’s research on bystanders led to his co-creation of New Orleans’ Ethical Policing is Courageous (EPIC) program. (Pew Stateline, 6/5/20)

Quinnehtukqut McLamore was awarded the 2020 Keith Rayner Memorial Graduate Student Research Award.

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Quinnehtukqut McLamore working with Dr. Bernhard Leidner was awarded the fifth annual Keith Rayner Memorial Graduate Student Research Award. Their project, Challenge and Threat Framings of COVID-19 Messaging and Downstream Consequences, will investigate how messaging about the coronavirus affects how the stressor of the pandemic is processed, and downstream effects on both compliance with precautionary measures (e.g., social distancing) and xenophobia toward Asians and Asian Americans.

 

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