Stereotypes and their Effects on Academic Performance and Evaluation

Professor Joshua Aronson, Applied Psychology, New York University

Thursday, January 23 | 4:45 pm - 6:15 pm

Graduate Student Workshops

Convener: Richard Eisenberg, CTL Graduate Fellow, Computer and Information Science

Location: Towne 225 (Raisler Lounge)

Summary: Come join invited speaker Joshua Aronson to have a discussion about stereotyping and how it affects enrollment and achievement for all of us, both as potential teachers and as students. This discussion will follow on from Dr. Aronson’s talk, scheduled for 3pm in Wu & Chen Auditorium, though you are welcome to join us even if you can’t make the talk. Dr. Aronson is an associate professor of developmental, social, and educational psychology at NYU. His research focuses on the social and psychological influences on academic achievement. He was among the first researchers to identify and quantify the effects of stereotype threat.
Dinner will be served.
Please RSVP for this event using this form: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/G6VGH6K
(but walk-ins always welcome!)
All graduate students are welcome. This event grows out of concerns in the School of Engineering and Applied Science and so may be most useful to students in related fields.
Counts toward the CTL Teaching Certificate.