Edwards Lecture Video Online

April 12, 2015

On Feb 18, 2015, I gave the Edwards Lecture at the University of Washington, titled “The Arc of Equality.” I was honored to be paired with Prof. Anthony G. Greenwald, the inventor of the Implicit Association Test. The lecture is now online. Enjoy!        

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Fuchs Lecture @ Indiana University Bloomington Law

April 12, 2015

On April 8, I had the privilege of delivering the Fuchs Lecture at IU Bloomington Maurer School of Law. There were some great pics from the event, inlcluding shots with Dean Austen Parrish and Prof. Timothy Lovelace. I had terrific conversations with the law and psychology faculty there, including Prof. Victor Quintanilla.  

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Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

April 1, 2015

It’s official: I will be the inaugural Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at UCLA, starting on July 1, 2015. I’m eager to meet the extraordinary challenges and opportunities ahead. Official announcement from Executive Vice Chancellor Scott Waugh UCLA newsroom article UCLA newsroom Q&A More Press: 2015 May 19: Diverse Issues in Higher Education  

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New Paper — Rethinking Intent and Impact

January 5, 2015

I just uploaded a new paper, which is based on the Meador Lecture I gave at the University of Alabama in 2014. It examines what implicit bias means for equal protection. –> more

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Translating Psychological Science to Law (and Back)

June 4, 2014

My co-author Nilanjana Dasgupta and I were guest columnists for the “Presidential Column” of the APS (Association for Psychological Science). Thanks to Elizabeth Phelps for inviting our thoughts. Science teaches us new facts about the world. Psychological science teaches us new facts about the human mind and behavior. If new discoveries in psychology falsify “common […]

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Public Lecture: Grand Challenges in Implicit Social Cognition and the Law

January 12, 2014

Update: The lecture will be video recorded, with a link put up on the Straus 2013-14 Events page. — I’ll be giving a public lecture at the Straus Institute at NYU Law on Feb 11, 2014 at 6pm.  It’s open to the public, but please RSVP. On behalf of The Joseph and Gwendolyn Straus Institute […]

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TEDx — Immaculate Perception?

December 11, 2013

Update January 28, 2014 My TEDx San Diego talk titled: Immaculate Perception? is now on line.  Enjoy! If you want to learn more about implicit bias, here’s a useful guide to my scholarship.    

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Communications Law Casebook 2013 Supplement Now Available

July 25, 2013

For those who have adopted my Communications Law & Policy Casebook (Foundation 4th ed.), the annual supplement is now online. Approximately 30 pages.

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Duke’s Anti-Asian “Racist Rager”

February 7, 2013

It’s hard to believe, but according to Alex Johnson of NBC News, the Kappa Sigma fraternity at Duke advertised and held a “Racist Rager” party mocking Asians. The event was promoted through flyers and email messages that included stereotyped Asian spellings like “herro” and “peopre” and images of the late North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il. […]

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Minding the Court

November 27, 2012

Dr. Pam Casey from the National Center for State Courts alerted me to the following.   The American Judges Association (AJA) recently adopted a White Paper “Minding the Court: Enhancing the Decision-Making Process” focused on helping judges better understand the scientific research now available on how we process information and make decisions. Judge Kevin Burke, […]

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