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date: 12 December 2019

(p. ix) About the Editor

(p. ix) About the Editor

Linda R. Tropp

Linda R. Tropp, PhD, is associate professor of psychology and director of the Psychology of Peace and Violence Program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She has received the Erikson Early Career Award from the International Society of Political Psychology, the McKeachie Early Career Award from the Society for the Teaching of Psychology, and the Allport Intergroup Relations Prize from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. Tropp is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Society of Experimental Social Psychology, and the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. She has collaborated with national organizations to present social science evidence in US Supreme Court cases on racial desegregation, worked on state and national initiatives designed to improve interracial relations in schools, and partnered with varied nongovernmental organizations to evaluate applied programs designed to reduce racial and ethnic conflict. With Thomas Pettigrew, she coauthored the newly published book When Groups Meet: The Dynamics of Intergroup Contact (March 2011, Psychology Press), and with Robyn Mallett coedited the book Moving Beyond Prejudice Reduction: Pathways to Positive Intergroup Relations (February 2011, American Psychological Association). (p. x)