How Can We Reduce Prejudice?

March 9, 2022

Psychology Professor, and Acting Psychology Chair, Betsy Levy Paluck asks the question, "What Works to Reduce Prejudice in our Worlds?" With the Black Lives Matter protests over the summer, questions of conditions of migrants at the border, and recent hate speech towards Asian Americans, we need to have a better understanding of the tools we are using to reduce prejudice and their demonstrated causal impact. Betsy suggests it's time to rethink the current approach which targets individual ideas, experiences, and goals, to instead design and evaluate prejudice reduction programming aimed at our collective ideas and experiences.