Jenessa Shapiro

Jenessa Shapiro is an Associate Professor of Social Psychology and Associate Professor of Management and Organizations at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She earned her B.A. in Psychology and Art from Rice University and her Ph.D. in Psychology from Arizona State University.

Professor Shapiro’s research deals with intergroup interactions and social stigma, including the stereotype threat and biased social cognition.

Representative Publications

Goldstein, Noah J., I. Stephanie Vezich, and Jenessa R. Shapiro. “Perceived Perspective Taking: When Others Walk In Our Shoes.” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 106.6 (2014): 941-960.

Shapiro, Jenessa R., Stephen A. Mistler, and Steven L. Neuberg. “Threatened Selves and Differential Prejudice Expression by White and Black Perceivers.” Journal of Experimental Social Psychology 46.2 (2010): 469-473.

Shapiro, Jenessa R., et al. “Following in the Wake of Anger: When Not Discriminating Is Discriminating.” Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 35.10 (2009): 1356-1367.

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