Marilynn Brewer

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Marilynn B. Brewer (Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1968) is a prominent American social psychologist. She is now professor emeritus of psychology at Ohio State University and currently resides at the University of New South Wales.

Research[edit]

Brewer is well known for her contributions to the field of social identity and has also conducted research in the areas of social cognition and intergroup relations.[1] While she is particularly recognized for her theory of optimal distinctiveness, she has been honored by a variety of organizations for wide-ranging and diverse contributions to the field of social psychology.

Honors and awards[edit]

  • APA Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award
  • 1995 Kurt Lewin Memorial Award
  • Donald T. Campbell Award for Distinguished Research in Social Psychology
  • Society of Experimental Social Psychology Distinguished Scientist Award
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences (member)[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Boca Raton News. "You don't have to hate other groups to love your own, researcher says". November 5, 2007, p. 5. Retrieved on July 22, 2013.
  2. ^ Upper Arlington News. "On the Move". June 2, 2004, p. 29A. Retrieved on July 22, 2013.

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