Professor of Psychology

Faculty Scholar Emeritus, Center for the Study of Diversity

University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716


Sam Gaertner (PhD, The City University of New York: Graduate Center) is Professor of Psychology at the University of Delaware. His research interests involve intergroup relations with a focus on understanding and reducing prejudice, discrimination and racism. He has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology,Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, and Group Processes and Intergroup Relations. Currently, Professor Gaertner is co-editor (with Rupert Brown, Sussex University, UK), of Social Issues and Policy Review, a journal of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. Professor Gaertner’s research has been supported by grants from the Office of Naval Research, the National Institutes of Mental Health and the National Science Foundation.