Dr. Patricia Devine, a social psychology expert form the University of Wisconsin-Madison will present her findings on unintentional bias and habit breaking as part of the 2019-20 Marquette Forum on Wednesday, Oct. 16.
The all-day event will be broken up into several sessions, including:
- “Prejudice and Intergroup Relations Lab” from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the Sensenbrenner Hall Eisenberg Reading Room
A presentation and Q&A on increasing receptivity to black people’s bias concerns by fostering interracial humility and a cumulative perspective on bias.
- “STEM Faculty Summit: Breaking the Bias Habit” 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Weasler Auditorium
A workshop developed by Dr. Devine and her colleagues at UW-Madison, which has shown impressive scientific evidence in making people act less biased.
Following these sessions, a reception will take place from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Engineering Hall, 4th Floor Atrium.
Register online by Wednesday, Oct. 9.