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Fiske to lead American Psychological Society

Fiske, professor of psychology, has been elected president-elect of the American Psychological Society. Her selection means that the society will be led by a Princeton professor for a second consecutive year. The current president is John Darley, the Dorman Warren Professor of Psychology. Fiskes term begins in June 2002.

Fiske has been at Princeton since 2000. Her research addresses how stereotyping, prejudice and discrimination are encouraged or discouraged by social relationships, such as cooperation, competition and power. She earned her A.B. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard University.

The American Psychological Society, which has 15,000 members, promotes, protects and advances the interests of scientifically oriented psychology in research, application and the improvement of human welfare.

Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601

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