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2018 Kurt Lewin Award Winner

Dr. Alice Eagly

Alice Eagly is a social psychologist with research interests in many topics, including gender, feminism, attitudes, prejudice, stereotyping, and leadership. She has written more than 200 articles and chapters in edited books. Her books include Psychology of Attitudes, written with Shelly Chaiken and Through the Labyrinth: The Truth About How Women Become Leaders, written with Shelly Chaiken.

Eagly is Professor of Psychology and of Management and Organizations, James Padilla Chair of Arts and Sciences, and Faculty Fellow in the Institute for Policy Research, all at Northwestern University. She has received several awards, including the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award from the American Psychological Association, the Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in the Science of Psychology, and the Eminent Leadership Scholar Award from the Network of Leadership Scholars of the Academy of Management. She is also a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.


Research that produces nothing but books will not suffice.
                                                                                                                    - Kurt Lewin