About the Author
Gretchen E. Lopez, Ph.D. is Research Director of the Syracuse University Violence Prevention Project, in the School of Education. Her research interests include intergroup relations; race, ethnicity, and education; prosocial behavior and the effectiveness of school and community based programs. She completed her Ph.D. in Social Psychology at the University of Michigan, and previously held faculty positions in Psychology and Africana and Latin American Studies at Colgate University, and in Psychology at Syracuse University.
Lisa M. Brown, Ph.D. is Research Assistant Professor at the NIMH Center for the Study of Emotion and Attention in the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology in the College of Health Professions at the University of Florida. Her research interests include stigma, intergroup relations, and physiological correlates of intergroup processes. She did her undergraduate work at Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges, and her graduate work at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.