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Geoffrey Cohen

James G. March Professor in Education and Business
Professor, Psychology
Primary Area: 
Secondary Area: 
Office Location: 
Jordan Hall, Room 242 and CERAS, Room 224
Office Hours: 
By Appointment
Office Phone: 
(650) 724-4602

Research Summary

How people protect and maintain identity.

Social psychological intervention.

Psychological impediments to open-mindedness.

Belief formation and change.

Under-performance, social conflict, and inequality.

Stigma, discrimination, and health.


Ph.D Psychology, Stanford University, 1998

Courses Taught

Social Psychology and Social Change
Pro-seminar on Research and Practice in Education (Educ 393)
Graduate Research Workshop on Psychological Interventions (with Greg Walton)