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(p. ix) About the Editors

(p. ix) About the Editors

Brenda Major

Brenda Major received her PhD from Purdue University in 1978. She is currently a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her scholarship focuses on the social psychology of stigma and inequality. Her research interests include the psychological and physiological impact of prejudice and discrimination, how cultural ideologies shape entitlement and reactions to social inequality, the social and psychological impact of increasing ethnic diversity, and the psychology of resilience.

John F. (Jack) Dovidio

John F. (Jack) Dovidio received his PhD from the University of Delaware in 1977. He is currently the Carl Iver Hovland Professor of Psychology and Public Health, as well as Dean of Academic Affairs of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, at Yale University. His research interests are in stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination; social power and nonverbal communication; and altruism and helping. His scholarship focuses on understanding the dynamics of intergroup relations and ways to reduce intergroup bias and conflict.

Bruce G. Link

Bruce G. Link received his PhD from Columbia University in 1980. He is currently Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and Sociology at the University of California, Riverside. He has written on the connection between socioeconomic status and health, homelessness, violence, stigma, and discrimination. With Jo Phelan, he has advanced the theory of social conditions as fundamental causes of disease. (p. x)