Rachel Godsil on ‘Weaponizing Implicit Bias’


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Professor Rachel Godsil will join EJS President Eva Paterson and Roberto Gonzalez of San Jose State University on a panel about “Weaponzing Implict Bias” at our upcoming mind science conference June 22-23 in Oakland.

The panelists will discuss incidents related to Cambridge Analytica, law enforcement, and other ways conscious and unconscious biases are used to weaponize hate and discrimination, especially for the benefit of Trump’s presidency and our current political climate of dysfunction.

Fighting Racism and Other Forms Of Bias: What’s Working!?
June 22-23, 2018
Oakland Marriott City Center

Presented by the Equal Justice Society and made possible through generous grants
from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and the Henry L. Hecht Family Fund.

Professor Godsil is a co-founder and director of research for the Perception Institute, a national consortium of social scientists, law professors, and advocates focusing on the role of the mind sciences in law, policy, and institutional practices.  She collaborates with social scientists on empirical research to identify the efficacy of interventions to address implicit bias and racial anxiety.

She regularly provides trainings and lectures to a wide range of private and public institutions seeking to address the role of bias and anxiety associated with race, ethnicity, religion, and gender and provided trainings on implicit bias to state judges across the country on behalf of the National Association of State Judges.


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For questions related to the conference, contact Melissa Male at mmale@equaljusticesociety.org.

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