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The Department of Psychology at Northwestern is actively working to build a group of faculty and students who study the psychological processes related to diversity, using all the tools of psychological science. This encompasses the psychological benefits and challenges of increased diversity, as well as the effects of its absence. Research topics include stereotypes, prejudice, and cultural-specific perceptions and characteristics of individuals. Diversity science also encompasses research on health disparities and research with diverse communities. Research topics include studies of mental health and normative and non-normative social and psychological development among people of color, especially at-risk populations. Present core faculty with efforts in these directions include:

Affiliated Faculty: