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Welcome to Psychologist Spotlights! We are a community-driven resource for faculty in higher education.

Psychologist Spotlights was created to challenge stereotypical portrayals of psychology research. The goal is to highlight the diversity that has always been present in the field and spotlight critical research that addresses inequality and social injustice.

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Dr. Phipps Clark, who was originally a math major and physics minor, studied psychology as a graduate student and developed a study that was cited by the Supreme Court in Brown vs. Board of Education. A famous study by Dr. Mamie Phipps Clark and her husband Dr. Kenneth Clark, referred to as the 'Doll Test', explored some of the ways that social messages impact children's self-concepts.

– Drs. Mamie Phipps & Kenneth Clark