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Professor of Psychology, James Padilla Chair of Arts and Sciences, and Faculty Fellow, Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University, Illinois

Metro Fellow - Class of Fall 2011

Alice Eagly is Professor of Psychology, James Padilla Chair of Arts and Sciences, Professor of Management & Organizations, and Faculty Fellow in the Institute for Policy Research, all at Northwestern University. She received her PhD in social psychology from the University of Michigan and has also held faculty positions at Michigan State University, University of Massachusetts in Amherst, and Purdue University. Her research interests include the study of leadership, gender, attitudes, prejudice, and stereotyping. She is the author or editor of several books: The Psychology of Gender (Guilford Press, 2004), The Social Psychology of Group Identity and Social Conflict: Theory, Application, and Practice (APA Books, 2004), The Psychology of Attitudes (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich College Publishers, 1993), and Sex Differences in Social Behavior: A Social Role Interpretation (Erlbaum Associates, 1987), as well as numerous journal articles and chapters in edited books. Her book Through the Labyrinth: The Truth About How Women Become Leaders (Harvard Business School Press, 2007) was co-authored with Linda Carli. Eagly has won several awards, most recently the Gold Medal for Life Achievement in the Science of Psychology from the American Psychological Foundation and the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award from the American Psychological Association.

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