Faculty & Research

Bernd Wittenbrink

Professor of Behavioral Science

Phone :
(773) 834-0722
Address :
5807 South Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Bernd Wittenbrink is interested in the psychology of person perception and social judgment, specifically the influence that stereotypes and group attitudes may have on people's decisions and behaviors. His research has been published in the premier journals of Social Psychology, such as the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology and Social Cognition. His book on recent developments in attitude measurement, Implicit Measures of Attitudes, coauthored with N. Schwarz, is published by Guilford Press.

Wittenbrink's research also has been featured by The New York Times, NBC, and National Public Radio, among others, and has received funding though the Russell Sage Foundation.

Wittenbrink has served as an associate editor of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. He is a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science and member of several professional organizations, including the American Psychological Association, Society of Personality and Social Psychology, and the European Association of Experimental Psychology.

Wittenbrink received his undergraduate education in Germany and completed a master's degree in 1991 and a PhD in 1994 in social psychology at the University of Michigan. He joined the Chicago Booth faculty in 1996.

 

2013 - 2014 Course Schedule

Number Name Quarter
38103 Strategies and Processes of Negotiation 2014 (Winter)
38601 Workshop in Behavioral Science 2014 (Winter)
38803 Negotiations 2013 (Fall)
38811 Essentials of Effective Leadership 2014 (Summer)

Research Activities

Psychology of person perception and social judgment.

With N. Schwarz, Implicit Measures of Attitudes: Procedures and Controversies, Guilford Press (2007).

With B. Park and C. M. Judd, "Evaluative versus Conceptual Judgments in Automatic Stereotyping and Prejudice," Journal of Experimental Social Psychology (2001).

With P. L. Gist and J. L. Hilton, "Structural Properties of Stereotypic Knowledge and Their Influences on the Construal of Social Situations," Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (1997).

With J. R. Henly, "Creating Social Reality: Informational Social Influence and the Content of Stereotypic Beliefs," Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin (1996).

For a listing of research publications please visit ’s university library listing page.