Hazel Markus

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Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration Research Group Leader; Davis-Brack Professor in the Behavioral Sciences; Director of Research Institute of Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity; Professor of Psychology
Stanford University
Hazel Rose Markus is the Davis-Brack Professor in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. Her research focuses on the role of self in regulating behavior and on the ways in which the social world shapes the self. Her work examines how cultures, including those of nation or region of origin, gender, social class, race, ethnicity, religion, and occupation, shape thought, feeling, and action. Markus received her B.A. from California State University at San Diego and her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She has received the American Psychological Association's award for Distinguished Scientific Contribution, the Donald T. Campbell award from SPSP for contributions to social psychology, the APS William James Award for lifetime achievement for basic research, and is a member of National Academy of Sciences.

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