About the Author
Thomas F. Pettigrew is Research Professor of Social Psychology at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He received his Ph.D. at Harvard University (1956) and taught there until 1980. From 1986 until 1991, he taught at the University of Amsterdam. Pettigrew has published ten books and more than 200 articles and reviews on prejudice and racism. He also received the Society for Experimental Social Psychology’s Distinguished Scientist Award (2001), a Senior Fellowship at the Research Institute of Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity at Stanford University (2001), and a Fulbright New Century Scholar Fellowship for continued research on prejudice and discrimination against the immigrants of Western Europe (2003).
Ulrich Wagner is Professor of Social Psychology and vice-director of the Center for Conflict Studies at Philipps-University Marburg in Germany. Dr Wagner’s research interests include intergroup relations, ethnic prejudice, and intergroup aggression. Wagner heads the special graduate school addressing Group Focused Enmity, sponsored by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft [German Science Foundation]. During the academic year 2003-2004, he was a Senior Fellow at the Research Institute of Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity at Stanford University.