Stereotype threat

Jenessa Shapiro, Joshua Aronson, Matthew S. McGlone

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


The quotes that open this chapter are from people who vary in gender, race, profession, and time period. Sidney Poitier is an actor, director, and diplomat, and was named by the American Film Institute as one of the Greatest Male Stars of All Time. Clare Boothe Luce was a Congresswoman from the 1940s and was the first American woman to be appointed to a major ambassadorial post abroad. Arthur Ashe was a world-renowned tennis player and remains the only Black man to ever win the singles title at Wimbledon, the US Open, and the Australian Open. W. E. B. Du Bois was the first Black student in the United States to be awarded a doctorate degree, a professor of history, sociology, and economics, and a prolific author.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Prejudice, Stereotyping, and Discrimination
Subtitle of host publication2nd Edition
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages19
ISBN (Electronic)9781135046118
ISBN (Print)9781848726680
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Psychology
  • General Social Sciences


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