2015 Recipient

Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton

2015 CAAIE Award PhotoRodolfo Mendoza-Denton is Richard and Rhoda Goldman professor of psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. He received his B.A. from Yale University and his Ph.D. from Columbia University. Professor Mendoza-Denton’s professional work covers stereotyping and prejudice from the perspective of both target and perceiver, and how these processes affect educational outcomes. His research also examines intergroup relations from a psychological perspective, with a particular interest in intergroup friendship. At the campus level, Mendoza- Denton is currently involved in projects promoting intergroup dialogues on campus, and initiatives to increase the number of underrepresented faculty. He received the Division of Social Sciences Distinguished Teaching Award in 2013.