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					                                        Andrew Scott Baron
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33 Kirkland St.                                                                       Phone: 617.496.5361
Department of Psychology                                                                 Fax: 617.384.7944
Harvard University                                                           Email: abaron@fas.harvard.edu
Cambridge, MA 02138                                               Web: http://www.wjh.harvard.edu/~barona


EDUCATION

Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 2004-present
      Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
      A.M. – Psychology - March, 2007
      Doctoral candidate – Department of Psychology
      Completion date – June, 2009
      Thesis title: The Development of Intergroup Cognition
      Advisors: Mahzarin R. Banaji (Social Psychology) & Susan E. Carey (Developmental Psychology)

University Of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 1997-2001
       Bachelor of Arts - Graduated: April, 2001
       Concentration: Psychology (B.A. with High Honors)
       Minor: Russian Language, Literature, and Culture


HONORS AND AWARDS (competitive)

Eliot Dissertation Completion Award, June, 2008
Honorable Mention, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, April 2006; April 2005
Society for Personality and Social Psychology Travel Award, December 2004
Endowed Research Award, Harvard University, Department of Psychology, November 2004
Tanner Memorial Award for meritorious undergraduate research, Department of Psychology, University of
       Michigan, February 2001


PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles

Baron, A.S., & Banaji, M.R. (in press). Implicit Association Test. Encyclopedia of Group Processes and
      Intergroup Relations. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Dunham, Y., Baron, A.S., & Banaji, M.R. (2008). The development of implicit intergroup cognition. Trends in
     Cognitive Sciences, 12(7), 248-253.
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Dunham, Y., Baron, A.S., & Banaji, M.R. (2007). Children and social groups: A developmental analysis of
     implicit consistency among Hispanic-Americans. Self and Identity, 6, pp. 238-255.

Dunham, Y., Baron, A.S., & Banaji, M.R. (2006). From American city to Japanese village: A cross-cultural
     Investigation of implicit race attitudes. Child Development, 77(5), pp. 1268-1281.

Baron, A.S., & Banaji, M.R. (2006). The development of implicit attitudes: Evidence of race evaluations from
      ages 6, 10 & adulthood. Psychological Science, 17(1), pp. 53-58.


Book Chapters

Banaji, M.R., Baron, A.S., Dunham, Y., & Olson, K. (2008). The development of intergroup social cognition:
        Early emergence, implicit nature, and sensitivity to group status. In Levy, S.R. & Killen, M. (Eds.),
        Intergroup attitudes and relations in childhood through adulthood. Oxford, England: Oxford
        University Press.


Under Review

Baron, A.S., Dunham, Y., Banaji, M.R., & Carey, S. Constraints on social-categorization.

Baron, A.S., & Banaji, M.R. The emergence of system justification in young children.

Barth, H., Baron, A.S., Spelke, E., & Carey, S. Children’s preverbal representations of multiplication and
       division.


In Preparation

Baron, A.S., Dunham, Y., & Carey, S. Consequences of group membership on inductive inference.

Baron, A.S., Dunham, Y., & Banaji, M.R. Asymmetry in the development of implicit and explicit gender
      attitudes.

Dunham, Y., Baron, A.S., & Carey, S. Social group membership automatically supports the entrenchment of
     intergroup bias.


Invited Talks & Colloquia

Baron, A.S. (April, 2008). Consequences of group membership on social categorization and inductive
      inference. 4th Annual Harvard-Yale Conference on Social Cognitive Development. Harvard
      University, Cambridge, MA.
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Baron, A.S. (May, 2007). Origins of implicit bias. 3rd Annual Harvard-Yale Conference on Social Cognitive
      Development. Yale University, New Haven, CT.

Baron, A.S. (March, 2007). Learning about the properties of people and artifacts: How children reason about
      ownership and stereotypes. Mind, Brain, and Behavior colloquium. Harvard University, Cambridge,
      MA.

Baron, A.S., Dunham, Y., & Banaji. M.R. (2006). Constraints on the development of intergroup attitudes:
      ingroup bias and social learning. Paper presented at the European Association of Experimental Social
      Psychology conference on Social Developmental Perspectives on Intergroup Inclusion and Exclusion.
      Kent, UK.

Baron, A.S. (2006). Learning and reasoning about social categories. Paper presented at the preconference
      symposium on Developmental Perspectives on Intergroup Relations at the 7th Annual Meeting of the
      Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Palm Springs, CA.

Baron, A.S., Dunham, Y., & Carey, S. (April, 2005). Children’s representations of social kinds. 1st Annual
      Harvard-Yale Conference on Social Cognitive Development. Yale University, New Haven, CT.


Conference Presentations (selected, peer reviewed)

PAPERS

Baron, A.S. (co-chair), & Carey, S (April, 2009). Consequences of group membership on social categorization
      and inductive inference. Paper to be presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in
      Child Development symposium on the Psychological Constraints on Social Categorization and Inductive
      Inference. Denver, CO.

Baron, A.S. (co-organizer), & Hamlin, K. (February, 2009). The Developmental Origins of Social Cognition.
      Preconference at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Tampa,
      FL.

Baron, A.S., & Banaji, M.R. (June, 2008). Unraveling the roots of implicit intergroup bias. Paper presented at
      the 7th Biennial Convention of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues symposium on
      Developmental Perspectives on Prejudice and Intergroup Relations. Chicago, IL.

Baron, A.S. (co-chair), Dunham, Y., & Banaji, M.R. (February, 2008). Origins of implicit intergroup
      cognition. Paper presented at the 9th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social
      Psychology symposium on Shedding Light on the Mechanisms Underlying Implicit Social Cognition:
      Contributions from Developmental Psychology. Albuquerque, NM.

Baron, A.S. (co-chair), Dunham, Y., Banaji, M.R., & Carey, S. (October, 2007). Foundations of social
      categorization. Paper presented at the 5th Biennial Meeting of the Cognitive Development Society
      symposium on Cognitive Developmental Perspectives on Social Categorization and the Implications for
      Intergroup Bias. Santa Fe, NM.
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Baron, A.S., Dunham, Y., & Banaji, M.R. (September, 2007). Origins of implicit bias. Paper presented at the
      9th annual meeting of the European Social Cognition Network. Brno, Czech Republic.

Baron, A.S. (co-chair), Dunham, Y., Banaji, M.R., & Carey, S. (March, 2007). Constraints on social-category
      based inferences. Paper presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child
      Development symposium on the Cognitive and Cultural Origins of Social Categorization. Boston, MA.

Dunham, Y., Baron, A.S., & Carey. S. (August, 2006). Origins of bias: Exploring the minimal group effect in
     children. Paper presented at the 114th annual meeting of the American Psychological Association. New
     Orleans, LA.

Dunham, Y., Baron, A.S., & Carey. S. (July, 2006). All stripped down: Children’s intergroup bias in the
     minimal group setting. Paper presented at the European Association of Experimental Social Psychology
     conference on Social Developmental Perspectives on Intergroup Inclusion and Exclusion. Kent, UK.

Dunham, Y., Baron, A.S., & Banaji, M.R. (June, 2005). Balanced identity as a developmental phenomenon.
     Paper presented at the 35th Annual Meeting of the Jean Piaget Society. Vancouver, Canada.

Dunham, Y., Baron, A.S., & Banaji, M.R. (April, 2005). Bridging the attitude-behavior gap through the study
     of implicit race attitudes. Paper presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child
     Development. Atlanta, GA.

Dunham, Y., Baron, A.S., & Banaji, M.R. (January, 2005). Children's implicit intergroup attitudes.
     Preconference symposium paper presented at the 6th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and
     Social Psychology. New Orleans, LA.

Baron, A.S., Dunham, Y., & Banaji, M.R. (January, 2005). The origins of implicit attitudes: Evidence from
      four developmental studies. Paper presented at the 6th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality
      and Social Psychology. New Orleans, LA.

Baron, A.S., & Banaji, M.R. (June, 2004). Stability and change of implicit and explicit prejudice across
      development. Paper presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of The Jean Piaget Society. Toronto, Canada.

Dunham, Y., Baron, A.S., & Banaji, M.R. (June, 2004). Developmental social psychology: Outlining a new
     approach to the study of prejudice in children. Paper presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of The Jean
     Piaget Society. Toronto, Canada.


POSTERS

Baron, A.S., Dunham, Y., & Banaji, M.R. (March, 2007). Foundations of implicit and explicit intergroup bias.
      Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development. Boston,
      MA.
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Baron, A.S., Dunham, Y., Banaji, M.R., & Carey, S. (January, 2007). A developmental analysis of social
      categorization and the origins of stereotypes. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Meeting of the Society
      for Personality and Social Psychology. Memphis, TN.

Baron, A.S., Dunham, Y., & Banaji, M.R. (January, 2006). Children’s automatic evaluation of novel social
      groups. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social
      Psychology. Palm Springs, CA.

Baron, A.S., Dunham, Y., & Banaji, M.R. (October, 2005). Children’s representations of social groups. Poster
      presented at the 4th Biennial Meeting of the Cognitive Development Society. San Diego, CA.

Baron, A.S., Barth, H., & Carey, S. (October, 2005). Children’s pre-arithmetic representations of
      multiplication and division. Poster presented at the 4th Biennial Meeting of the Cognitive Development
      Society. San Diego, CA.

Baron, A.S., Dunham, Y., & Banaji, M.R. (April, 2005). The development of implicit gender attitudes. Poster
      presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development. Atlanta, GA.

Dunham, Y., Baron, A.S., & Banaji, M.R. (January, 2005). The development of implicit social attitudes in the
     United States and Japan. Poster presented at the 6th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and
     Social Psychology. New Orleans, LA.

Dunham, Y., Baron, A.S., & Banaji, M.R. (September, 2004). Exploring the relationship between self-identity,
     self-esteem, and intergroup attitudes in Hispanic-American children. Poster presented at the annual
     meeting of the New England Social Psychological Association. Storrs, CT.

Dunham, Y., Baron, A.S., & Banaji, M.R. (July, 2004). The development of implicit race bias. Poster
     presented at the 18th Biennial Meeting of the ISSBD. Ghent, Belgium.

Baron, A.S., Shusterman, A., Bordeaux, A., & Banaji, M.R. (January, 2004). Implicit race attitudes in African-
      American and Hispanic children. Poster presented at the 5th Annual Meeting of the Society for
      Personality and Social Psychology. Austin, TX.

Banaji, M.R., & Baron, A.S. (January, 2004). Implicit and explicit race attitudes: Evidence from age 6, 10, and
        adulthood. Poster presented at the 5th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social
        Psychology. Austin, TX.

Baron, A.S., & Keller, M.C. (January, 2003). Character information enhances memory for faces: But what’s
      the mechanism? Poster presented at the 4th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social
      Psychology. Los Angeles, CA.

Baron, A.S., & Burnstein, E. (June, 2002). Are humans equipped with a specific cheater-detection module or a
      more general person-impression module? Evidence from a face recognition experiment. Poster
      presented at the Human Behavior and Evolution Society conference. New Brunswick, NJ.
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PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Ad-hoc Reviewer

       Psychological Science
       Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
       International Journal of Behavioral Development
       Journal of Applied Social Psychology
       Social Development


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Teaching Fellow

Course: Sophomore Tutorial (course for sophomore psychology concentrators)
Date: Spring 2008

Course: Senior Tutorial (course for senior thesis students)
Date: 2007-2008 academic year

Course: Undergraduate Research Lab
Date: Spring 2007

Course: Contemporary Topics in Psychological Research
Date: Fall 2006; Fall 2007


Guest Lectures

Course: Graduate Research Methodology in Social Psychology; Department of Psychology, Harvard; Topic:
       Measuring implicit social cognition; Date: 3 April 2008

Course: Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities: Challenges and Strategies; Harvard School of Public Health;
       Topic: The Implicit Association Test and reducing racial and ethnic health disparities; Date: 2 April
       2008

Course: Seminar on Social Development; Department of Psychology, Harvard; Topic: Social cognitive
       development: An overview; Date: 3 April 2007

Course: Language & Thought; Department of Psychology, Harvard; Topic: Linguistic effects on social
       categorization; Date: 22 February 2007

Course: Seminar on Social Development; Department of Psychology, Harvard; Topic: Development of
       intergroup attitudes and stereotypes; Date: 6 April 2006
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Thesis Advising

Rebecca Levine, Harvard University, 2006-2007

Undergraduate Advising

Kasia Chimilenski; Kelly Knoche; Ariel Sloan; Paul Fenstermaker; Jennifer Cheng; Sarah Murphy; Madeline
Harms; Myriah Zein-Taratelli; Taylor Dryman

High-school Advising

Sean Ahluwalia; Stephanie Calmon; Samantha Dweck


UNIVERSITY / DEPARTMENTAL ACTIVITIES

Co-founder and Co-organizer, Social Cognitive Development Research Workshop/Group, 2003 - present
Co-organizer, Annual Harvard-Yale Social Cognitive Development Conference, 2006 – present

Coordinator, University-Museum Research Initiative
      Boston Museum of Science; June 2004 – present
      Boston Children’s Museum; June 2005 – present


EDUCATIONAL CONSULTING / PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Guest speaker/consultant

Confronting our Hidden Biases: Applied Psychology
Staff training, Bureau of Study Counsel, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA: 12 December 2008


The Learning Child: How Psychological Research Informs Educational Practice
Curran Early Childhood Center, Dedham Public Schools; 9 December 2008

The Psychological Study of Bias and the Implications for Tolerance Education
Commonwealth School, Boston, MA: 4 December 2008

Affecting Classroom Achievement: Insight from Current Research in Cognitive and Social Science
Symposium at the 14th annual meeting of the New England Conference on Gifted and Talented;
Mansfield, MA; 17 October 2008

The Nature of Unconscious Bias
Emerson College; 18 August 2008
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Measuring Unconscious Bias and Its Influence on Behavior
MIT Medical Diversity Fair, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Cambridge, MA; 31 July 2008

Making Sense of the Social World: Insights from Children
Adult Workshop at the Boston Museum of Science; Boston, MA; 20 March 2008

Boosting Academic Achievement in the Classroom: Insights from the Brain Sciences
(Graduate course for K-12 teachers through Endicott College)
Franklin Public Schools; Franklin, MA; 31 January 2008

Uncovering the Nature of Implicit Biases in Adults and Children
Community for Diversity, Milton Academy; Milton, MA; 17 January 2008

Social Cognitive Development and Racism
Adult Workshop at the Boston Museum of Science; Boston, MA; 15 November 2007

Seminar on Stages of Cognitive Development (for K-12 teachers)
Lawrence Public Schools; Lawrence, MA; 4 August 2006

Instructor: Brain Blast – course for children ages 9-11 on psychology and the brain
Kaleidoscope – summer enrichment program for children; July 2006; 2007; 2008

				
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