Hazel R. Markus

Hazel Rose Markus is the Davis-Brack Professor in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, Director of Stanford's Research Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE), and Co-Director of Stanford’s center for Social Psychological Answers to Real-world Questions (SPARQ). Markus is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, recipient of the American Psychological Association's award for Distinguished Scientific Contribution, recipient of the APS William James Award for lifetime achievement for basic research, and is a member of National Academy of Sciences.

Her research focuses on the role of the self in regulating behavior and how cultures, including those of nation or region of origin, gender, social class, race, ethnicity, religion, and occupation, shape thought, feeling, and action. Her recent books are Clash! Eight Cultural Conflicts That Make Us Who We Are (with Alana Conner, 2013),  Facing Social Class: How Societal Rank Influences Interaction (with Susan Fiske, 2012), and Doing Race: 21 Essays For The 21st Century (with Paula M. L. Moya, 2010).