Psychology Colloquium: Reweaving the Social Fabric: How Contact and Diversity Shape Relations among Immigrants and the U.S. Born

Speaker

Linda R. Tropp, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Faculty Associate, School of Public Policy
Co-Director, Public Engagement Project
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Title 

Reweaving the Social Fabric: How Contact and Diversity Shape Relations among Immigrants and the U.S. Born

Abstract

This talk will summarize findings from a multi-disciplinary survey study that examines how societal diversity and intergroup contact shape trust and welcoming among members of U.S.-born groups (whites and blacks) and immigrant groups (first-generation Mexicans and Indians) residing in the Atlanta and Philadelphia metropolitan areas.

Faculty Host

Fathali Moghaddam

Friday, January 11 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm


White-Gravenor Hall, 405
37th and O St., N.W., Washington

Event Type

Research

Audience

Students, Faculty/Staff

Departments

Georgetown College, Psychology

Website

https://psychology.georgetown.edu/

Event Contact Name

Psychology Department

Event Contact Email

psychology@georgetown.edu

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