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Davis-Brack Professor in the Behavioral Sciences

Hazel Markus

Faculty Affiliate
King Center on Global Development

Davis-Brack Professor in the Behavioral Sciences
Department of Sociology

Hazel Rose Markus is the Davis-Brack Professor in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. Dr. Markus' research focuses on the role of self in regulating behavior and on the ways in which the social world shapes the self. Her work examines how culture, gender, social class, race, ethnicity, religion, and occupation shape thought, feeling, and action.

Dr. Markus previously served as the director of Stanford's Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity. She has also taught at the University of Michigan, where she received her PhD in psychology.