John Dovidio

Dean of Academic Affairs of the FAS; Carl I. Hovland Professor of Psychology and Professor in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies and of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases); Prof Psychology; Professor

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School of Public Health: Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS


Professor Dovidio's work centers around issues of social power and social relations, both between groups and between individuals. He explores both conscious (explicit) and unconscious (implicit) influences on how people think about, feel about, and behave toward others based on group membership and conducst research on aversive racism, a contemporary subtle form of prejudice, and on techniques for reducing conscious and unconscious biases.

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