Curriculum Vitae
Phillip Atiba Goff, Ph.D.
  1. Academic Positions
  2. Law Enforcement/Diversity Consulting
  3. Education
  4. Research Interests
  5. Honors, Awards, & Initiatives
  6. Grants
  7. Publications
  8. National Presentations
  9. Academic Positions
  10. Mellon Fellowship Conferences
  11. Ford Foundation Conferences
  12. Teaching
  13. Professional Affiliations
  14. Professional Service
  15. Media

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Department of Psychology
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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ACADEMIC POSITIONS
  • 2008-present Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles
  • 2008-09 [On Leave from UCLA] Russell Sage Foundation, New York, NY
  • 2005-08 Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
  • 2005-07 Founder and Coordinator, Africana Research Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship Programs, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
  • 2004-05 Post-Doctoral Fellow and Lecturer, Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
LAW ENFORCEMENT/DIVERSITY CONSULTING
  • 2008-present Consortium for Police Leadership in Equity, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Research
  • 2008-present John Jay College of Criminal Justice—Center for Race Crime and Justice, Advisory Board Member, New York, NY
  • 2008-present Mirror of Race, Editorial Board
  • 2008-present Research Consultant, City and County of Denver, CO
  • 2007-present Research Consultant, Denver Police Department, Denver, CO
  • 2007-present Curriculum Design Consultant for Racially Biased Police Training,   University of South Florida & Circle Solutions, Inc.
EDUCATION
Stanford University, Stanford, CA
2005, Ph.D., Social Psychology
2001, M.A., Social Psychology
Advisor: Claude M. Steele
  • Dissertation: “The space between us: Stereotype threat for Whites in interracial domains”
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
1999, A.B., Afro-American Studies, Magna Cum Laude
Advisors: Cornel West & William Julius Wilson
  • Senior Thesis: “The truth shall set us free: Social science as the language for race advocacy in the twentieth century,” received High Honors.
RESEARCH INTERESTS

Translational psychology, psychology in criminal justice, dehumanization, stereotype threat, intersectional identities, stigma, interracial conflict and discrimination, mental representation

HONORS, AWARDS, & INITIATIVES
  • 2011 - Woodrow Wilson Institute Career Enhancement Fellow
  • 2011 - Distinguished Lecture, University of Padova, Italy
  • 2011 - American Psychological Society “Rising Star”
  • 2010-15 - William T. Grant Scholar
  • 2010 - Member, Society of Experimental Social Psychology (SESP)
  • 2009 - Louise Kidder Early Career Award, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (APA Division 9)
  • 2009 - Association for Women in Psychology Distinguished Publication Award (Contributor)
  • 2009 - Russell Sage Foundation Presidential Award: New Directions in Research on Equity in Law Enforcement ($27,910)
  • 2009 - Peace Psychology Early Career Award (APA Division 48)
  • 2009 - National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives Lloyd G. Sealy Award for Leadership in Law Enforcement
  • 2009 - Russell Sage Foundation Scholar’s Award: Summit on Police Leadership in Equity ($20,000)
  • 2008-09 - Russell Sage Foundation Visiting Scholar
  • 2008 - The Pennsylvania State University Department of Psychology Diversity Research Grant ($2,500)
  • 2008 - Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Gordon W. Allport Award for Intergroup Relations, Honorable Mention
  • 2007 - Social Science Research Institute Grant, The Pennsylvania State University, Research on racial bias in policing contexts including, recruitment, training, retention, and community relations ($23,000)
  • 2007 - Social Science Research Institute Grant, The Pennsylvania State University, Research on the role of racial discrimination in producing intimate partner violence among African Americans ($12,191)
  • 2007 - Outstanding Service Award, The Pennsylvania State University
  • 2005-08 - National Science Foundation Social Behavioral Economics Professor, Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University
  • 2005-07 - Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant for The Pennsylvania State University’s Emerging Scholars Speakers Series ($10,000)
  • 2005 - Founder, Emerging Scholars Speakers Series, The Pennsylvania State University
  • 2005 - Founder, Africana Research Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program, The Pennsylvania State University
  • 2002 - Stanford Department of Psychology Distinguished Teaching Award  ($200)
  • 2002 - Stanford Center for the Humanities Mellon Workshop grant ($600)
  • 2001 - Stanford Center for Teaching and Learning grant ($2,500)
  • 2001 - Western Psychological Association Student Scholarship Award ($400)
  • 1999 - Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowship for Minorities
  • 1999 - David McCord Prize
  • 1999 - William Plummer French Prize
  • 1998-99 - John Harvard Scholarship
  • 1998 - Harvard Foundation Award
  • 1998 - Rhodes Scholarship Nominee, Harvard University
  • 1998 - Truman Scholarship Finalist
  • 1997 - Mellon Minority Undergraduate Fellowship
GRANTS: ($4,346,989 in Lifetime Grants and Award Monies)
  • 2013 - The Atlantic Philanthropies ($300,000)
  • 2012 - John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation ($463,000)
  • 2012 - W.K. Kellogg Foundation ($389,849)
  • 2011 - The Russell Sage Foundation Working Group Award ($381,669)
  • 2011 - The Atlantic Philanthropies ($150,000)
  • 2011 - Woodrow Wilson Institute Career Enhancement Fellowship ($30,000)
  • 2010-15 - William T. Grant Foundation ($350,000)
  • 2010 - UCLA Center for American Politics and Public Policy ($5,000)
  • 2009-12 - National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Co-Investigator with Benjamin Karney ($1,780,906)
  • 2009-11 - Russell Sage Foundation Working Group Award ($340,450)
  • 2009 - Russell Sage Foundation Presidential Award: New Directions in Research on Equity in Law Enforcement ($27,910)
  • 2009 - Russell Sage Foundation Scholar’s Award: Summit on Police Leadership in Equity ($20,000)
  • 2008-09 - Russell Sage Foundation Visiting Scholar Fellowship Award ($57,414)
  • 2008 - The Pennsylvania State University Department of Psychology Diversity Research Grant ($2,500)
  • 2007 - Social Science Research Institute Grant, The Pennsylvania State University, Research on racial bias in policing contexts including, recruitment, training, retention, and community relations ($23,000)
  • 2007 - Social Science Research Institute Grant, The Pennsylvania State University, Research on the role of racial discrimination in producing intimate partner violence among African Americans ($12,191)
  • 2005-07 - Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant for The Pennsylvania State University’s Emerging Scholars Speakers Series ($10,000)
  • 2002 - Stanford Center for the Humanities Mellon Workshop grant ($600)
  • 2001 - Stanford Center for Teaching and Learning grant ($2,500)
PUBLICATIONS
  • Richardson, L. S. & Goff, P. A. (in press). Implicit racial bias in public defender triage. Yale Law Journal.
  • Goff, P. A., Epstein, A., Reddy, K. F. (2013). Crossing the line of legitimacy: The impact of cross-deputization policy on crime-reporting. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law.
  • Epstein, L. M., Goff, P. A., Huo, Y. J., & Wong, L. (in press October 2013). A taste for justice: Unpacking identity politics in a nascent democracy. Political Psychology.
  • Goff, P.A., Jackson, M.C., Nichols, A.H., Di Leone, B. A. (2013) Anything but race: Avoiding racial discourse to avoid hurting you or me, 4(3A), 335-339 Psychology.
  • Goff, P. A., Epstein, L. M., Mentovich, A., Reddy, K. F. (2013). Illegitimacy is dangerous: How authorities experience and react to illegitimacy, 4(3A), 340-344 Psychology.
  • Richardson, L. S. & Goff, P. A. (2012). Self-defense and the suspicion heuristic. Iowa Law Review, 98, 293 – 237.
  • Goff, P. A. & Kahn, K.B. (2012). Racial bias in policing: Why we know less than we should. Social Issues and Policy Review, 6, 175-207.
  • Goff, P. A., Di Leone, B. A. L., & Kahn, K. B. (2012). Racism leads to pushups: How racial discrimination threatens subordinate men’s masculinity. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 5, 1111-1116.
  • Trail, T. E., Goff, P. A., Bradbury, T. N., & Karney, B. R. (2012). The costs of racism for marriage: How racial discrimination hurts, and ethnic identity protects, newlywed marriages among Latinos. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 454-465.
  • Epstein, L. M. & Goff, P. A. (2011). Safety or liberty: The bogus tradeoff of cross- deputization policy. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 1, 1-11.
  • Goff, P. A., Eberhardt, J. L., Williams, M., & Jackson, M. C. (2008). Not yet human: Implicit knowledge, historical dehumanization, and contemporary consequences. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 94, 292-306. [Honorable Mention: Gordon W. Allport Award for Intergroup Relations].
  • Goff, P. A., Steele, C. M., & Davies, P. G. (2008). The space between us: Stereotype threat and distance in interracial contexts. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 94, 91-107.
  • Goff, P. A., Thomas, M. A., & Jackson, M. C. (2008). “Ain’t I a woman”: Towards an intersectional approach to person perception and group-based harms. Sex Roles, 59, 392-403. [Part of the special issue of Sex Roles honored with the Association for Women in Psychology Distinguished Publication Award, 2009].
  • Azar, S. T., & Goff, P. A. (2007). Can science help Solomon? Understanding potential for racial and ethnic bias in decision-making in child maltreatment cases. St. John’s Law Review, 81, 533-573.
  • Lowery, B. S., Unzueta, M., Knowles, E. D., & Goff, P. A. (2006). Concern for the in- group and opposition to affirmative action. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 90, 961-974.
  • Marx, D. M., & Goff, P. A. (2005). Clearing the air: The effects of Black experimenters on Black students’ subjective experience and verbal test performance. British Journal of Social Psychology, 44, 1-14.
  • Eberhardt, J. L., Goff, P. A., Purdie, V. J., & Davies, P. G. (2004). Seeing black: Race, representation, and visual perception. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 87, 876-893.
  • Goff, P. A. (2000). Empathic barriers and lines of invisibility: Examining the competitive race relations model in America. The Mellon Minority Undergraduate Fellowship Journal.
Book Chapters
  • Goff, P.A. & Richardson, L.S. (2012). No Bigots Required: What the Science of Racial Bias Reveals in the Wake of Trayvon Martin. In J. Yancy & J. Jones (Eds.), Pursuing Trayvon Martin: Historical Contexts and Contemporary Manifestations, (pp. 59-72). New York: Lexington Books.
  • Goff, P. A. (In Press). A measure of justice: What policing racial bias research reveals. In F. C. Harris & R. C. Lieberman (Eds.), Racial inequality in a post-racial world? New York: Russell Sage Press.
  • Goff, P. A. (In Press). Saying ‘no’ to Whiteness: Negotiating the Unstated Requests of t he Academy. In S. Fryberg & E. Martinez (Eds.), Engaging our faculties.
  • Jackson, M. C. & Goff, P. A. (In Press). “Stereotype threat and intergroup relations.” In Christie, D. J. (Ed.) The encyclopedia of peace psychology.
  • Eberhardt, J. L,. & Goff, P .A. (2005). Seeing race. In C. S. Crandall & M. Schaller (Eds.), Social psychology of prejudice: Historical and contemporary issues (pp. 163-183). Seattle, WA: Lewinian Press.
Technical Reports
  • Goff, P. A. & Martin, K. D. (2013). “Protecting equity: The Consortium for Police Leadership in Equity report on the San Jose Police Department.” [[A report submitted by the Consortium for Police Leadership in Equity at the San Jose Police Department].
  • Goff, P. A. & Martin, K. D. (2013). “Unity breeds fairness: The Consortium for Police Leadership in Equity report on the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.” [A report submitted by the Consortium for Police Leadership in Equity at the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department].
  • Goff, P. A., Epstein, L. M., Burbank, C., & Keesee, T. L. (2010). “Deputizing discrimination: Causes & effects of cross-deputization policy in Salt Lake City, Utah.” [A report submitted by the Consortium for Police Leadership in Equity at the Salt Lake City Police Department].
  • Goff, P. A., Epstein, L. M., Jackson, M. C., Kliengklom, T. J., Smiedt, M. G., & Keesee, T. L. (2010). “Safe because we are fair: How cross-deputization undermines police officer and community safety.” [A report submitted by the Consortium for Police Leadership in Equity at the Salt Lake City Police Department].
  • Goff, P. A., Tyler, T. R., Sidanius, J., Dovidio, J. F., Deaux, K., Sommers, S. R., Keesee, T. L., Baldwin, M., Biernat, M., Beletsky, L, Brooke, J., Eberhardt, J. L., Epstein, L. M., Smiedt, M. G., Glaser, J., Goff, E. L., Hagan, J., Harris, D., Jackson, M. C., Jones-Brown, D., Kahn, K. B., Kliengklom, T. J., Land, K., Moon, S. H., Motto, M., Najdowski, C., Plaut, V., Sesko, A., Smith, P., Sturm, S., Thomas, E., & Zatz, M. (2010). “The Contract for Policing Justice.” [A report published by the Consortium for Police Leadership in Equity at the Salt Lake City Police Department].
NATIONAL PRESENTATIONS: Papers and Posters
  • Goff, P.A. & Jackson, M.C. (October, 2012). The kids are not all right: Differences between prejudice and dehumanization targeting children. In P.A. Goff (Chair), Out, standing in our fields: What translational research can contribute to social psychological theories of group-based inequality.” Symposium presented at the Society for Experimental Social Psychology conference, Austin, TX.
  • Goff, P.A. (October, 2012). “The situation of manhood: How race and authority shape adolescent male development.” Symposium presented at the Society for Experimental Social Psychology conference, Austin, TX.
  • Najdowski, C. J., Bottoms, B. L., Goff, P. A., & Spanton, J. (June, 2012). Minorities’ experiences of police encounters: Effects of racial/ethnic identity on stereotype threat and anxiety. Presented at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice Tenth Biennial International conference, New York, NY.
  • Najdowski, C. J., Bottoms, B. L., Goff, P. A., & Spanton, J. (March, 2012). Do Hispanics experience stereotype threat in police encounters? Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • Goff, P.A. & Sommer, S.R. (October, 2011). “What the Courts Think We Know: Social Science, Bias, and the Law.” Symposium presented at the Society for Experimental Social Psychology conference, Washington, D.C.
  • Goff, P.A. (October, 2011). “Lost in Translation: Psychology’s Troubled Relationship with the Law.” Symposium paper presented at the Society for Experimental Social Psychology conference, Washington, D.C.
  • Epstein, L. & Goff, P. A. (August, 2011). “Collateral damage of cross-deputization: Exploring how immigration policy negatively affects the Latino population.” Poster to be given at the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.
  • Najdowski, C. J., Goff, P. A., & Bora, A. (August, 2011). “Why experiencing racial profiling leads to anxiety in future police encounters: The mediating effects of trust in the police and stereotype threat.” Poster to be given at the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.
  • Najdowski, C.J. & Goff, P. A. (March, 2011). “A social psychological approach to understanding racial profiling: Stereotype threat in police encounters.” Poster given at the International Congress on Psychology and Law conference, Miami, Florida.
  • Goff, P. A. (January, 2011). “It’s not you, it’s me: When self-threats trump prejudice.” Symposium paper to be given at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Goff, P. A. (November, 2010). “Safe because we are fair: What you need to know about the science of police bias.” Invited address to be given at Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
  • Goff, P. A. (October, 2010). “Policing bias: Contemporary science of police bias.” Invited address given at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference, Orlando, Florida.
  • Goff, P. A. (October, 2010). “A path forward: An agenda for research on equity in policing.” Invited address given at the Major Cities Chiefs Association conference, Orlando, Florida.
  • Goff, P. A. (September, 2010). “The science of contemporary bias.” Paper given at the Department of Justice and Department of Education Joint Conference on Civil Rights and School Discipline, Washington, D.C.
  • Goff, P. A. (June, 2010). “A measure of justice: How research can facilitate equitable policing.” Plenary talk given at the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Goff, P. A. (June, 2010). “A measure of justice: How research can facilitate equitable policing.” Symposium paper given at the Stockholm Criminology Symposium, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Goff, P. A. & Keesee, T. L. (March, 2010). “The Consortium for Police Leadership in Equity: A path forward for research and equity in law enforcement.” Plenary session given at the American Psychology-Law Association Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Goff, P. A. (March, 2010). “Measuring justice: A new model for racial profiling research.” Plenary paper given at the American Psychology-Law Association Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Epstein, L. M., Goff, P. A., & The Salt Lake City Police Department Crime Analysis Unit. (March, 2010). “Deputizing discrimination: Consequences of immigration policy for policing.” Plenary paper given at the American Psychology-Law Society Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Jackson, M.C. & Goff, P.A. (January, 2010). “The essence of innocence: Consequences of dehumanizing outgroup children.” Symposium paper given at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Thomas, M.A. & Goff, P.A. (January, 2010). “A new tradition: Intersectionality in person perception and intergroup conflict.” Symposium paper given at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Goff, P.A. & Keesee, T. L. (November, 2009). “Police equity research: Partnerships for transparency and accountability.” Plenary paper given at the National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement conference, Austin, Texas.
  • Goff, P.A. & Keesee, T.L. (October, 2009). “Disparities across the Diaspora: Race and law enforcement in the U.S. and Brazil.” Plenary paper given at the Brazil/U.S. Joint Action Plan to Combat Racial Discrimination, Salvador, Brazil.
  • Goff, P.A. (October, 2009). “Equity in policing through excellence in research: The Consortium for Police Leadership in Equity.” Plenary address given at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference, Denver, Colorado.
  • Goff, P.A. (October, 2009). “Measuring justice: A new model for racial profiling research.” Plenary address given at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference, Denver, Colorado.
  • Goff, P.A. (October, 2009). “Policing equity: Studying and reducing biased policing.” Plenary address given at the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Legal Defense and Education Fund conference, Airlie, Virginia.
  • Goff, P.A. (September, 2009). “Measuring justice: A new model for racial profiling research.” Congressional staff briefing, Washington, D.C.
  • Goff, P.A. (August, 2009). “How to measure justice.” Acceptance address given for the Early Career Award, APA Division 48, Peace Psychology Division at the American Psychological Association conference, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Goff, P. A. & Keesee, T. L. (August, 2009). “Leadership in Police Equity: A Case Study in Participatory Research.” Symposium paper given at the American Psychological Association conference, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Keesee, T. L. & Goff, P. A. (July, 2009). “The Consortium for Police Leadership in Equity: Police equity in research and practice.” Plenary paper given at the Department of Justice, Title VI conference, Washington, D.C.
  • Goff, P. A. & Sinclair, S. (July, 2009). “The Psychology of Bias.” Symposium paper given at the Department of Justice, Title VI conference, Washington, D.C.
  • Goff, P. A. (June, 2009). “The Consortium for Police Leadership in Equity: Using research to solve equity problems in law enforcement.” Address to the Major Cities Chiefs Association meeting, Sun Valley, Idaho.
  • Goff, P. A. (March, 2009). “Policing (in)equality: How to do research on racial bias in policing.” Symposium paper given at the Critical Race Studies conference, Los Angeles, California.
  • Keesee, T. L. & Goff, P. A. (February, 2009). “Leadership in police equity: Using research to reduce racial bias.” Lloyd G. Sealy Memorial Lecture, sponsored by the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives and John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, New York.
  • Jackson, M. C. & Goff, P. A. (February, 2009). “When music makes the man: Black culture and the performance of masculine identity.” Symposium paper given at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, Tampa, Florida.
  • Di Leone, B. A. L. & Goff, P. A. (February, 2009). “I am a man: The gendered consequences of racial discrimination.” Poster given at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, Tampa, Florida.
  • Goff, P. A. & Jackson, M. C. (August, 2008). “Sankofa stereotyping: Looking backward to see the future of racial stereotypes.” Symposium paper given at the American Psychological Association conference, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Goff, P. A. (March, 2008). “Hung like a Black guy: Notions of Black male ‘cool’ across social, sexual, and criminal justice contexts.” Symposium paper given at the Critical Race Studies conference, Los Angeles, California.
  • Goff, P. A. (February, 2008). “The elusive nature of racial bias and implications for police training, the Denver experience and beyond.” Symposium paper given at the 2nd Annual Fyfe Police Accountability conference, New York, New York.
  • Jackson, M. C. & Goff, P. A. (February, 2008). "'I'm sure they didn't mean it': Racist intent and the erasure of harm." Poster given at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • Di Leone, B. A. L. & Goff, P. A. (February, 2008). “Racism leads to pushups: Does the experience of racism elicit compensatory masculine behavior in Black men?” Poster given at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • Goff, P. A. & Eberhardt, J. L. (May, 2007). “Not yet human: Implicit knowledge, historical dehumanization, and contemporary consequences.” Symposium paper given at the Association for Psychological Science conference, Washington, D.C.
  • Goff, P. A. & Eberhardt, J. L. (January, 2007). “Not yet human: Race, animal imagery, and criminal justice in the United States, contemporary and historical perspectives.” Symposium paper given at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, Memphis, Tennessee.
  • Jackson, M. C. & Goff, P. A. (January 2007). “When knowing is half the battle: Expectations of Black racial expertise and stereotype threat for Whites.” Poster given at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, Memphis, Tennessee.
  • Di Leone, B. A. L. & Goff, P. A. (January 2007). “When intersection becomes incongruity: Perceived conflict between multiple identities.” Poster given at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, Memphis, Tennessee.
  • Eberhardt, J. L. & Goff, P. A. (October, 2006). “Less than human: Race, animal imagery, and criminal justice.” Symposium paper given at the Society for Experimental Social Psychology conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Goff, P. A. & Markus, H. R. (August, 2006). “Portrait of a ‘raced’ person: Examining lived experiences.” Symposium given at the American Psychological Association conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Goff, P. A. & Thomas, M. A. (August, 2006). “At the crossroads of discrimination: When race and sex matter at the same time.” Symposium paper given at the American Psychological Association conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Jackson, M. C., Goff, P.A., & Thomas, M. A. (June, 2006). “When music makes the man: Hip hop and performed masculinity.” Symposium paper given at the American Psychological Association conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Randall Crosby, J. & Goff, P.A. (June, 2006). “Talking about race, gender, and discrimination: The effects of group membership and perceived standing.” Symposium given at the 2006 Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues conference, Long Beach, California.
  • Goff, P. A. (June, 2006). “When knowing is half the battle: Expectations of Black racial expertise and stereotype threat for Whites.” Symposium paper given at the 2006 Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues conference, Long Beach, California.
  • Goff, P. A. & Thomas, M. A. (January, 2006). “At the crossroads of discrimination: When race and sex matter at the same time.” Poster given at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, Palm Springs, California.
  • Jackson, M. C., Goff, P. A., & Thomas, M. A. (January, 2006). “When music makes the man: Hip Hop and the performance of masculinity.” Poster given at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, Palm Springs, California.
  • Jimenez, M., Goff, P. A., & Jackson, M. C. (January, 2006). “The race experts are coming!: Racial expertise as a cue for stereotype threat among Whites.” Poster given at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, Palm Springs, California.
  • Thomas, M. A. & Goff, P. A. (January, 2006). “Performing gender: A conscious engagement in gendered behavior.” Poster given at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, Palm Springs, California.
  • Goff, P. A. & Markus, H. R. (August, 2004). “Finding our place: Identity norms across ideologies, cultures, and time.” Symposium given at the American Psychological Association conference, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Goff, P. A., Knowles, E. D., & Shepherd, H. R. (August, 2004). “How history repeats itself: When intergroup history constructs identity.” Symposium paper given at the American Psychological Association conference, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Goff, P. A., Knowles, E. D., & Shepherd, H. R. (February, 2004). “Navigating histories: How representations of intergroup history shape racial attitudes and the self.” Symposium paper given at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, Austin, Texas.
  • Lowery, B. S., Unzueta, M., Knowles, E. D., & Goff, P. A. (February, 2004). “When affirmative action crosses the line: The self-interested limit of distributive justice.” Symposium paper given at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, Austin, Texas.
  • Goff, P. A., Choi, Y. S., Eberhardt, J. L., Ambady, N., Toosi, N., & Schwarz, K. F. (February, 2004). “Dangerous moves: Race, threat, and motion.” Poster given at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, Austin, Texas.
  • Goff, P. A. & Branscombe, N. R. (February, 2003). “White identity: What is it and why does it matter?” Symposium given at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, Universal City, California.
  • Goff, P. A., Steele, C. M., & Davies, P. G. (February, 2003). “Beyond prejudice: The impact of White identity threat on social distance.” Symposium paper given at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, Universal City, California.
  • Eberhardt, J. L. & Goff, P. A. (February, 2003). “Seeing Black: Race and visual perception.” Poster given at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, Universal City, California.
  • Goff, P. A., & Marx, D. M. (February, 2003). “Clearing the air: When Black experimenters change the subjective experience and verbal test performance of Black students.” Poster given at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, Universal City, California.
  • Goff, P. A. & Eberhardt J. L. (February, 2002). “It's a Black thing: Crime as a racialized concept.” Symposium paper, given at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, Savannah, Georgia.
  • Steele, C. M. & Goff, P. A. (February, 2002). “The threat of injustice: Dominant group identity threat and its consequences.” Poster given at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, Savannah, Georgia.
  • Choi, Y. S., Ambady, N., Eberhardt, J. L., & Goff, P. A. (February, 2002). “Race in motion: Detecting racial identity through body movement.” Poster given at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, Savannah, Georgia.
  • Goff, P. A. & Steele, C. M. (May, 2001). “Colorblind?: Motivational and situational factors in racial justice ideologies.” Paper, presented at the Western Psychological Association meeting, Maui, Hawaii.
INVITED PAPERS: Papers, Symposia, and Talks
  • Goff, P.A. (June, 2011). "Doomed to repeat it: Historical continuity in anti-Black mental representations, policing, and violence." Invited talk to be given at Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Goff, P.A. (May, 2011). "Dalle Stella alle Stalle . . . e posteriore ancora: Methods for translating research from the lab to the field and back again." Invited talk to be given at Università di Padova, Padova, Italy.
  • Goff, P.A. (May, 2011). "Born less than human: Anti-Black dehumanization and police violence towards children." Invited talk to be given at Università di Padova, Padova, Italy.
  • Goff, P.A. (May, 2011). "Exorcising ghosts of hate: How to combat discrimination we feel but can’t touch." Invited talk given at the University of California, Los Angeles.
  • Goff, P.A. (April, 2011). "Doomed to repeat it: Historical continuity in anti-Black mental representations, policing, and violence." Invited talk given at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
  • Goff, P.A. (April, 2011). “Having ‘The Talk’: Dominant group members’ expectations and strategies for interracial engagement.” Invited talk given at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California.
  • Goff, P.A. (December, 2009). “Racial bias in policing . . . and other things we know nothing about.” Invited talk given at Stanford University, Stanford, California.
  • Goff, P.A. (November, 2009). “The problem of the 21st Century: Race and justice in a post-color-line age.” Invited talk given at the Center for Institutional and Structural Change, Columbia University, New York, New York.
  • Goff, P.A. (November, 2009). “Teaching and learning with threats in the air.” Invited talk given at the New York University Lawyering Program, New York, New York.
  • Goff, P.A. (March, 2009). “Doomed to repeat it: Historical continuity in anti-Black representations and anti-Black violence.” Invited talk given at the Columbia University, New York, New York.
  • Goff, P.A. (March, 2009). “Doomed to repeat it: Historical continuity in anti-Black representations and anti-Black violence.” Invited talk given at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.
  • Goff, P.A. (January, 2009). “Racial bias in policing . . . and other things we know nothing about.” Invited talk given at the Russell Sage Foundation, New York, New York.
  • Goff, P.A. (April, 2008). “Blondes, apes, and the constitution: Meditations on expression, discrimination, and a perfecting democracy.” Invited talk given at the First Annual Claude A. Lewis Symposium on Citizenship in a Diverse World, Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania.
  • Goff, P.A. (March, 2008). “Doomed to repeat it: Historical continuities in racial representations and anti-Black violence.” Invited talk given at John Jay College Department of Criminal Justice, New York, New York.
  • Goff, P.A. (February, 2008). “Having ‘the talk’: Whites’ expectations and strategies for interracial engagement.” Invited talk given at the Rutgers University Department of Psychology, Piscataway, New Jersey.
  • Goff, P.A. (December, 2007). “Having ‘the talk’: Whites’ expectations and strategies for interracial engagement.” Invited talk given at the University of Texas, Austin Department of Psychology, Austin, Texas.
  • Goff, P.A. (December, 2007). “Having ‘the talk’: Whites’ expectations and strategies for interracial engagement.” Invited talk given at the University of California, Los Angeles Department of Psychology, Los Angeles, California.
  • Goff, P.A. (October, 2007). “Doomed to repeat it: Historical continuities in racial representations and anti-Black violence.” Invited talk given at the Rutgers University Department of Psychology Colloquium, Piscataway, New Jersey.
  • Goff, P.A. (October, 2007). “Doomed to repeat it: Historical continuities in racial representations and anti-Black violence.” Invited talk given at the University of Delaware, co-sponsored by the Department of Psychology and Black American Studies Program, Newark, Delaware.
  • Goff, P.A. (October, 2007). “Doomed to repeat it: Historical continuities in racial representations and anti-Black violence.” Invited talk given at the Princeton University Social Psychology Luncheon, Princeton, New Jersey.
  • Goff, P. A. (October, 2007). “Black and blue in Denver.” Invited talk given for the Denver City Counsel on research and the amelioration of racial tensions between police and community members, Denver, Colorado.
  • Goff, P. A. (March, 2007). “When ‘I feel your pain’ creates more pain: Some dangers when attempting intergroup empathy." Invited talk for the Department of Anthropology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Illinois.
  • Goff, P. A. (March, 2007). “Protecting ‘the good researcher.’” Inaugural address for ChiLA3 (Chicano/a Latino/a Association for an Autonomous Anthropology), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Illinois.
  • Goff, P. A. (April, 2006). “A history of violence: Implicit knowledge, infrahumanization, and racial consequences.” Invited talk for the first annual Psychology and Social Justice Conference, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts.
  • Goff, P. A. (March, 2006). “Who is racist?” Invited talk in “Race and Ethnic Relations.” Sociology 119, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania.
  • Goff, P. A. (November, 2005). “Hearts & minds: No longer the racial problem.” Invited talk in “Race and Ethnic Relations.” Sociology 119, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania.
  • Goff, P. A. (April, 2005). “Taking your life seriously." Invited talk for the Harvard University Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • Goff, P. A. (March, 2004). “When what’s inside is not what counts: Stereotype threat and White identity." Invited talk for The Pennsylvania State University Department of Psychology, State College, Pennsylvania.
  • Goff, P. A. (November, 2003). “Stereotype threat and discrimination: Beyond the 'internal' model of racism." Invited talk for the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, the Center for Africana Studies, and the National Center on Fathers and Families, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Goff, P. A. (November, 2003). “Seeing is believing: Raced perception in the American mind and legal system.” Invited talk for The Pennsylvania State University Department of African and African American Studies, State College, Pennsylvania.
  • Goff, P. A. (November, 2003). “Even Whites get the blues: Identity, pain, and a seed for social change.” Invited talk in “Interdisciplinary Humanities III” Honors 2002, Villanova, Pennsylvania.
  • Goff, P. A. (November, 2003). “Hip Hop minstrelsy: Cultural production, performance, and theft.” Invited talk in “Hip Hop: Cultural origins and manifestations.” Honors 4901, Villanova, Pennsylvania.
  • Goff, P. A. (November, 2003). “Fighting racelessness: What to do with a Black education.” Invited talk in “Ebony Chats,” Villanova, Pennsylvania.
  • Goff, P. A. (November, 2003). “Whiteness matters: How identity politics shape contemporary discrimination.” Invited symposium for the Africana Studies Program, Villanova, Pennsylvania.
  • Goff, P. A. (November, 2003). “Beyond prejudice: How identity threats govern social justice.” Invited talk in “Race, Class, and Gender” Honors 4352, Villanova, Pennsylvania.
  • Goff, P. A. (November, 2003). “White identity threat: Stereotype threat and discrimination.” Invited symposium for the Center for Peace and Justice Education, Villanova, Pennsylvania.
  • Goff, P. A. (February, 2003). “Blackness visible: Stuff we stole from my grandma.” Invited talk in “Cultural Psychology” Psychology 161, Stanford, California.
  • Goff, P. A. (November, 2002). “Race, crime, justice, and the American imagination: What do mental representations tell us about culture and politics?” Invited talk given in “Topics in Modern Psychology,” Psychology 196, Stanford, California.
  • Goff, P. A. (October, 2002). “Why race matters in conflict negotiations.” Invited talk in “Conflict, Negotiation, and Dispute Resolution,” Psychology 121 S, Stanford, California.
  • Goff, P. A. (March, 2002). “The history of whiteness and its social justice implications.” Invited talk in “Introduction to Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity,” History 65, Stanford, California.
  • Goff, P. A. (April, 2002). “Crime and basketball: Racialized concepts and visual attention.” Paper presented at the Annual Berkeley/Stanford talks, Stanford, California.
  • Goff, P. A. (March, 2002). “Race, crime, and justice: What visual attention can tell us about the social reality of crime in the United Sates.” Invited talk given in “Introduction to Legal Psychology” Psychology 153, Stanford, California.
  • Goff, P. A. & Boroditsky, L. (November, 2001). “Are some types of stereotypes more persistent than others?: A Bayesian account of explaining away in social domains.” Invited talk given at Stanford’s Cognitive Seminar, Stanford, California.
  • Goff, P. A. (November, 2001). “Identities under threat: The everyday impact of stereotypes, stigma, and social status.” Invited talk given in “Contemporary Psychology: Overview of Theory, Research, Applications” Psychology 196, Stanford, California.
  • Goff, P. A. (October, 2001). “How to enjoy mentorship.” Invited talk given at 2001 Psychology TA Training Workshop, Stanford, California.
  • Goff, P. A. (April, 2001). “Engaging the absurd: The cultural psychology of African Americans,” Invited talk in “Cultural Psychology” Psychology 161, Stanford, California.
  • Goff, P. A. & Steele, C. M. (March, 2001). “The price of privilege: Social identity threat and dominant group members.” Paper presented for Stanford University’s Social Psychology Area, Stanford, California.
  • Goff, P. A. & Steele, C. M. (March, 2001). “Turning a blind eye: Situational factors in the endorsement of colorblind policies.” Paper presented at the Annual Berkeley/Stanford talks, Berkeley, California.
  • Goff, P. A. (February, 2000). “The need for a social psychology of racial inequality.” Paper presented for Stanford University’s Social Psychology Area, Stanford, California.
  • Goff, P. A. (January, 2000). “Keepin’ it real: The history and historiography of authenticity in Black American music.” Invited talk given in “Slave Ships, Emancipation and Hip-Hop: Lineage of Representations,” Drama 121, Stanford, California.
  • Goff, P. A. (January, 2000). “Hip-hop sankofa.” Invited talk given in “Slave Ships, Emancipation and Hip-Hop: Lineage of Representations,” Drama 121, Stanford, California.
MELLON FELLOWSHIP CONFERENCES: Papers, Posters, and Symposia
  • Goff, P. A. & Dumas, N. (June, 2006). “Interdisciplinary approaches to your research career.” Invited workshop for the National Mellon Mays Research Conference, New York, New York.
  • Goff, P. A. (June, 2006). “Surviving the first year: And other workshops to avoid.” Invited workshop for the National Mellon Mays Research Conference, New York, New York.
  • Goff, P. A. (March, 2006). “Mellon Dissertation Workshop.” Invited symposium talk for the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Goff, P. A. (June, 2005). “Everyday revolutions." Invited talk for the National Mellon Mays Research Conference, New York, New York.
  • Goff, P. A. (June, 2003). “Calling it racism: Whiteness, history, and a new politics of identity,” Paper presented at the National Mellon Minority Research Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Goff, P. A. (June, 2002). “Racing justice: How race constructs concepts and systems in justice and our culture,” Paper presented at the National Mellon Minority Research Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Goff, P. A. (June, 2001). “Critiquing pure reason: Motivational factors in Enlightenment thinking & theories of racial justice,” Symposium presented at the National Mellon Minority Research Conference, Durham, North Carolina.
  • Goff, P. A. (June, 2000). “The psychology of political mendacity,” Poster presented at the National Mellon Minority Research Conference, Houston, Texas.
  • Goff, P. A. (June, 1999). “The truth shall set you free: Social science as the language for race advocacy in the twentieth century,” Paper presented at the National Mellon Minority Research Conference, Providence, Rhode Island.
FORD FOUNDATION CONFERENCES: Papers
  • Goff, P. A. (October, 2005). “Whiteness matters: How White identity politics shape contemporary discrimination,” Paper presented at the National Ford Fellows Conference, Washington, D.C.
  • Goff, P. A. (October, 2002). "Why is it always about race?: What mental representation can tell us about social justice," Paper presented at the National Ford Fellows Conference, Tucson, Arizona.
  • Goff, P. A. (October, 2001, accepted).  “Racing crime: The coloring of abstract concepts,” Paper to be presented at the National Ford Fellows Conference, Washington, D.C. [Conference Canceled due to the events of 9/11].
  • Goff, P. A.  (October, 2000). “Targeting the enemy: Toward a functional definition of American ideologies about racial justice,” Paper presented at the National Ford Fellows Conference, Irvine, California.
TEACHING
Awards:
  • Stanford Department of Psychology Distinguished Teaching Award (2002)
Experience:
University of California, Los Angeles
  • Psychology 135: Introduction to Social Psychology
  • Psychology 136A: Social psychology laboratory: Experimental research methods, Principle Instructor
  • Psychology 225: Justice in context: Social psychological approaches to race, sex, and crime, Principle Instructor
  • Psychology 226c: Current literature, in social psychology, Principle Instructor
  • Supervise approximately 55 undergraduate research assistants per quarter
  • Supervise 6 graduate Students
  • Host 4 Postdoctoral scholars
  • MA Committees: Liana Maris Epstein (Co-Chair)
The Pennsylvania State University
  • Psychology 490: The history of the study of anti-Black racism, Principle Instructor
  • Race Readings Group, Creator and Principle Instructor
  • Supervised 103 undergraduate research assistants
  • Supervised 2 Senior Honors Theses
  • Supervised 2 McNair Scholars
  • Supervised 5 graduate students
  • MA Committees: Margaret A. Thomas (Chair), Brooke Allison Lewis Di Leone (Chair), Matthew Christian Jackson (Chair)
Stanford
  • Education 404x (Cross-listed as Psychology 292): Critical Pedagogy in Race, Identity, and Social Issues (Fall-Spring, 2001-2003), Course Co-Creator and Instructor
  • Psychology 215: Mind, Culture, and Society (Winter, 2003), Head Teaching Assistant
  • Psychology 10: Introduction to Statistical Methods (Winter, 2002), Teaching Assistant
  • Psychology 174: African American Psychology (Fall, 2001), Teaching Assistant
  • Psychology 70: Introduction to Social Psychology (Spring, 2001), Teaching Assistant
  • Psychology 1: Introduction to Psychology (Fall, 2000), Teaching Assistant
  • Supervised 60+ undergraduate research assistants
  • Supervised 7 senior theses
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • American Psychological Association
  • American Psychological Society
  • Atlantic Philanthropies
  • Mellon Minority/Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program (MMUF)
  • Society for Personality and Social Psychology
  • Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
  • W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for Afro-American Research
  • Western Psychological Association
PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
National
  • Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, Reviewer (ad hoc)
  • Basic and Applied Social Psychology, Editorial Board
  • British Journal of Social Psychology, Reviewer (ad hoc)
  • Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Reviewer (ad hoc)
  • MMUF Conference Planning Committee, 2003 - 2007
  • MMUF Statistical Consultant, 2003 - 2007
  • MMUF ad hoc Program Consultant, 2003 – 2007
  • National Science Foundation, Reviewer (ad hoc)
  • Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin (ad hoc)
  • Perspectives on Psychological Science, Reviewer (ad hoc)
  • Police Quarterly, Reviewer (ad hoc)
  • Race and Social Problems, Reviewer (ad hoc)
  • Sex Roles, Reviewer (ad hoc)
Institutional
  • Member, UCLA University Committee on Diversity and Equal Opportunity, 2010 – present
  • Member, UCLA Ralphe J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Faculty Advisory Committee, 2009 – present
  • Member, UCLA Graduate Studies Committee, 2009 – present
  • Member, UCLA Graduate Admissions Committee, 2009 – present
  • Member, UCLA Institute for Social Research Faculty Advisory Committee, 2008 – present
  • Member, UCLA Law School Critical Race Studies Symposium Planning Committee, 2008 – present
  • Member, UCLA Department of Psychology Diversity Issues Committee, 2008 – present
  • Member, PSU Department of Psychology External Relations Committee, 2007 – 2008
  • Chair, PSU Graduate Admissions Committee, 2005 – 2007
MEDIA