Margaret Shih is a Professor in Management and Organizations at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Her research focuses on the effects of diversity in organizations. In particular, she focuses on social identity and the psychological effects of stereotypes, prejudice, discrimination and stigma in organizations.
Prior to joining the faculty at the Anderson School of Management at UCLA, Professor Shih served on the faculty at the University of Michigan for 8 years, and also worked at the RAND Corporation. She serves on the executive committee for the International Society for Self and Identity and is a consulting editor for the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology and Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. She was also an editor for the special issue of the Journal of Social Issues. She has received fellowships and grants from the National Science Foundation, National Institute of Mental Health, Social Sciences and Humanities of Research Council of Canada, John Templeton Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Human Resources and Organizational Behavior
Individual and Interpersonal Processes in Organizations
Wout, D., Shih, M., Jackson, J. S., & Sellers, R. M. (in press). Targets as perceivers: The influence of social perception on stereotype threat. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
Kiefer, A. & Shih, M. (2006). Gender differences in persistence and attribution in stereotype relevant contexts. Sex Roles, 54, 859-868.
Pittinsky, T. L., Shih, M., & Trahan, A. (2006). Identity cues: Evidence from and for intra-individual perspectives on stereotyping. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 36, 2215-2239.
Shih, M., Pittinsky, T. L. & Trahan, A. (2006). Domain-specific effects of Stereotypes on Performance. Self and Identity, 5, 1-14.
Shih, M., & Sanchez, D. (2005). Perspectives and research on the positive and negative effects of having multiple racial identities. Psychological Bulletin,131, 569-591.
Pittinsky, T. L. & Shih, M. (2004). Knowledge nomads: Organizational commitment and worker mobility in positive perspective. American Behavioral Scientist, 4, 791-807.
Shih, M., Ambady, N., Richeson, J. A., Fujita, K., & Gray, H. (2002). Stereotype performance boosts: The impact of self-relevance and the manner of stereotype activation. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 83, 638-647.
Ambady, N., Shih, M., Kim. A., & Pittinsky, T. L. (2001). Stereotype susceptibility in children: Effects of identity activation on quantitative performance. Psychological Science, 12, 385-390.
Pittinsky, T. L., Shih, M., & Ambady, N. (2000). Will a category cue affect you? Category cues, positive stereotypes and reviewer recall for applicants. Social Psychology of Education. 4(1), 53-65.
Shih, M., Pittinsky, T.L., & Ambady, N. (1999). Stereotype susceptibility: Identity salience and shifts in quantitative performance. Psychological Science, 10(1), 81-84.
Pittinsky, T. L., Shih, M., & Ambady, N. (1999). Identity adaptiveness and affect across one’s multiple identities. Journal of Social Issues, Special Issue: Prejudice and Intergroup Relations, Papers in Honor of Allport’s Centennial, 55(3), 503-518.