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Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton

Richard and Rhoda Goldman Distinguished Professor in the Division of Social Sciences

Chicano/Latino Studies

Intergroup relations, Stereotyping & prejudice from the perspective of both target and perceiver

Department of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley

Mendoza Denton

Bio & Research Interests

Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton is Professor of psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, where he is currently Richard and Rhoda Goldman Distinguished Professor in the Division of Social Sciences. Childhood experiences living in Mexico, the U.S., Ivory Coast, and Thailand cemented an early interest in cultural differences and intergroup relations. He received his BA from Yale University and his PhD from Columbia University. Mendoza-Denton’s professional work covers stereotyping and prejudice from the perspective of both target and perceiver, intergroup relations, as well as how these processes influence educational outcomes. He received the UC Berkeley Chancellor’s Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence in 2015, and the University-wide Distinguished Teaching Award in 2018. 

 

More information:
https://psychology.berkeley.edu/people/rodolfo-mendoza-denton