Hazel Rose Markus is the Davis-Brack Professor in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, co-director of SPARQ: Social Psychological Answers to Real-world Questions, and the former director of the Research Institute for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity.
She is a social psychologist and cultural scientist recognized for her research on how cultures shape selves and on the role of selves in regulating behavior. Her work examines how nation, region, gender, social class, race, ethnicity, religion, and occupation influence thought, feeling, and action. Recent research focuses on sociocultural variation in agency and on interventions that can foster agency and remove barriers to agency.
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