Jenessa Shapiro is an associate professor of Management and Organizations at UCLA Anderson School of Management. She joined the faculty of the UCLA Psychology Department after completing her Ph.D. in 2008 and then joined UCLA Anderson in 2011.
Professor Shapiro's research focuses on modern forms of discrimination that emerge in organizational contexts and how stereotypes can undermine performance. She has received fellowships and grants from the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, and the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. Her research has been published in top management and psychology journals including the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Psychological Science, and the Journal of Applied Psychology. In recognition of her research record, she was awarded the Eric and "E" Juline award for excellence in faculty research at UCLA Anderson in 2013.
Professor Shapiro teaches the core organizational behavior and leadership foundations course in the FEMBA program. In 2013 Professor Shapiro was awarded the UCLA Anderson George Robbins Teaching Award.
Ph.D. Social Psychology, 2008, Arizona State University
B.A. Psychology, 2002, Rice University
Prejudice, Discrimination, Stereotyping, Stigma, Diversity