Keith Maddox
Published October 4, 2013
Updated April 12, 2021

Keith Maddox is an associate professor of psychology at Tufts University, where he focuses on social cognitive aspects of racial stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination. His expertise in the intricacies of unconscious discrimination can shed light on how groups of people perceive and interact with each other.

Maddox is also the director of the Tufts University Social Cognition Lab. He has published research on a wide range of diversity topics, including stereotypes of African Americans based on variation in skin tone and the consequences of confronting discrimination among members of socially marginalized groups.

Expertise: Cognitive psychology, social cognition, behavioral psychology, diversity issues, racial stereotyping and prejudice, discrimination, behavior and treatment of members of stereotyped groups

Location: Medford, Mass.

Phone: (617) 627-2563

Email: keith.maddox@tufts.edu


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