Dr. Elizabeth (Betsy) Levy Paluck

Dr. Elizabeth (Betsy) Levy Paluck is a professor of psychology and public affairs at Princeton University. Her interdisciplinary work focuses on prejudice and conflict reduction, using large-scale field experiments to test theoretically driven interventions. She has received numerous awards for her scholarship, and is a fellow in the Association for Psychological Science . In 2017, Dr. Levy Paluck received one of the world’s most prestigious fellowships - a MacArthur Fellowship, often referred to as the Genius Grant.

Educational Resources:

  • Learning Check-In: After watching the video interview with Dr. Levy Paluck, students will answer reflection questions about it.

  • Website Review: Students will investigate Dr. Levy Paluck’s website to learn more about her research.

  • Article Analysis: Students will select a recent publication of Dr. Levy Paluck’s and create a PowerPoint presentation about it.

  • Recommended Courses: An extended list of courses that correspond with Dr. Levy Paluck’s video interview and her areas of expertise.

Dr. Levy Paluck's website

Representative Publications:

  • Gruber, J., Mendle, J., Lindquist, K. A., Schmader, T., Clark, L. A., Bliss-Moreau, E., ... & Borelli, J. L. (2020). The future of women in psychological science. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 1745691620952789. View article here

  • Tankard, M.E., Paluck, E.L., & Prentice, D.A. (2019). The effect of a savings intervention on women’s intimate partner violence victimization: Heterogeneous findings from a randomized controlled trial in Colombia. BMC Women's Health, 19(1), 17. View article here

  • Paluck, E.L., & Green, D.P. (2009). Prejudice reduction: What works? A review and assessment of research and practice. Annual Review of Psychology, 60, 339-367. View article here