Prototypicality of Race and Gender
Prototypicality of Race and Gender: The Role of Attractiveness on Ratings of Competence in the Workplace
- Keywords: discrimination, predijudice, hiring practices, bias
- Student Investigator:
- Faculty Mentor: Amanda Sesko, Ph.D.
- Project Period: January 2014–July 2014
- URECA: $
The goal of this research is to investigate how attractiveness and perceived gender prototypicality differentially affect ratings of competence and hiring decisions in the workplace for Black and White women compared to their Black male and White male counterparts. To do this, I will be running two studies online through Amazon’s Mechanical Turk.