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Nicole Stephens

Jeanne Brett Chair; Professor of Management & Organizations; Professor of Psychology, Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences (Courtesy)

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College Campuses Are Becoming More Diverse. But How Much Do Students from Different Backgrounds Actually Interact?

Increasing diversity has been a key goal, “but far less attention is paid to what happens after we get people in the door.”

Researchers: Rebecca M. Carey, Nicole Stephens, Sarah S. M. Townsend and MarYam Hamedani

January 2, 2023

Organizations

How COVID Changed the Way Americans Think about Economic Inequality

For some, the pandemic laid bare the social factors that can keep people down. But not everyone adopted a new perspective.

Researchers: Hannah J. Birnbaum, Andrea G. Dittmann, Nicole Stephens, Ellen C. Reinhart, Rebecca M. Carey and Hazel Rose Markus

December 1, 2022

Economics

Are You Giving All of Your Employees an Equal Chance to Succeed?

Make sure your organization is truly inclusive by following these three steps.

Researchers: Nicole Stephens

February 6, 2020

Organizations

Are Women More Ethical at the Negotiating Table? It’s Complicated.

Plus, how women are judged differently when they break the rules.

Researchers: Jason R. Pierce, Leigh Thompson, Maryam Kouchaki, Laura J. Kray, Jessica Kennedy, Mary-Hunter "Mae" McDonnell and Nicole Stephens

December 6, 2018

Organizations

Take 5: The Science of Back-to-School Season

Why sending your kid to the “best” school may backfire, and other education research from Kellogg faculty.

Researchers: Jörg L. Spenkuch, Michal Maimaran, Nicole Stephens and Nicola Bianchi

August 3, 2018

Social Impact

Making the Grade

Some students are disadvantaged in the culture of higher education—but there may be a simple remedy

Researchers: Nicole Stephens, MarYam Hamedani and Mesmin Destin

January 8, 2014

Policy

What Makes an “Act of God”?

Why some use religion to make sense of natural disasters

Researchers: Nicole Stephens

April 3, 2013

Leadership

Leveling the Playing Field

Small tweaks help first-generation college students succeed

Researchers: Nicole Stephens, Stephanie A. Fryberg, Hazel Rose Markus, Camille S. Johnson and Rebecca Covarrubias

September 4, 2012

Careers

Opting Out, or Overlooking Discrimination?

How the framework of “free choice” can obscure the reality of gender inequality

Researchers: Nicole Stephens and Cynthia S. Levine

August 1, 2011

Why Did They Stay?

Perspectives on Katrina survivors’ “choice” to stand their ground or evacuate

Researchers: Nicole Stephens, MarYam Hamedani, Hazel Rose Markus, Hilary Bergsieker and Liyam Eloul

April 5, 2010

Social Impact