Dr. Stacey Sinclair

Dr. Stacey Sinclair is a professor of psychology and public affairs, and an associated faculty member in the African American Studies program at Princeton University. Her research focuses on how interpersonal interactions translate culturally held prejudices into individual thoughts and actions, as well as how they shape our understandings of ourselves and others. Dr. Sinclair is a fellow of numerous professional organizations, including the Association for Psychological Science.

Educational Resources:

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

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

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

Representative Publications:

  • Starck, J.G., Riddle, T., Sinclair, S., & Warikoo, N. (2020). Teachers are people too: Examining the racial bias of teachers compared to other American adults. Educational Researcher, 0013189X20912758. View article here

  • Riddle, T., & Sinclair, S. (2019). Racial disparities in school-based disciplinary actions are associated with county-level rates of racial bias. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116(17), 8255-8260. View article here

  • Lowery, B.S., Hardin, C.D., & Sinclair, S. (2001). Social influence effects on automatic racial prejudice. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 81(5), 842. View article here