Evan Apfelbaum

Associate Professor, Management & Organizations
  • Phone 617-353-4288
  • Office 560
    Questrom School of Business
    Rafik B. Hariri Building
    595 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215

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  • Wilton, L., Apfelbaum, E., Good, J. (2019). "Valuing Differences and Reinforcing Them: Multiculturalism Increases Race Essentialism", Social Psychological and Personality Science, 10 (5), 681-689
  • Gaither, S., Apfelbaum, E., Birnbaum, H., Babbitt, L., Sommers, S. (2018). "Mere Membership in Racially Diverse Groups Reduces Conformity", Social Psychological and Personality Science, 9 (4), 402-410
  • Mangelsdorf, M., Apfelbaum, E. (2018). "The Trouble With Homogeneous Teams", MIT SLOAN MANAGEMENT REVIEW, 59 (2), 43-47
  • Apfelbaum, E., Grunberg, R., Halevy, N., Kang, S. (2017). "From ignorance to intolerance: Perceived intentionality of racial discrimination shapes preferences for colorblindness versus multiculturalism", Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 69 (March), 86-101
  • Apfelbaum, E., Stephens, N., Reagans, R. (2016). "Beyond one-size-fits-all: Tailoring diversity approaches to the representation of social groups.", Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 111 (4), 547-566
  • Pauker, K., Apfelbaum, E., Spitzer, B. (2015). "When Societal Norms and Social Identity Collide", Social Psychological and Personality Science, 6 (8), 887-895
  • Galinsky, A., Todd, A., Homan, A., Phillips, K., Apfelbaum, E., Sasaki, S., Richeson, J., Olayon, J., Maddux, W. (2015). "Maximizing the Gains and Minimizing the Pains of Diversity", Perspectives on Psychological Science, 10 (6), 742-748
  • Levine, S., Apfelbaum, E., Bernard, M., Bartelt, V., Zajac, E., Stark, D. (2014). "Ethnic diversity deflates price bubbles", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111 (52), 18524-18529
  • Apfelbaum, E., Phillips, K., Richeson, J. (2014). "Rethinking the Baseline in Diversity Research", Perspectives on Psychological Science, 9 (3), 235-244
  • Shteynberg, G., Hirsh, J., Apfelbaum, E., Larsen, J., Galinsky, A., Roese, N. (2014). "Feeling more together: Group attention intensifies emotion.", Emotion, 14 (6), 1102-1114
  • Shteynberg, G., Apfelbaum, E. (2013). "The Power of Shared Experience", Social Psychological and Personality Science, 4 (6), 738-744
  • Apfelbaum, E., Norton, M., Sommers, S. (2012). "Racial Color Blindness", Current Directions in Psychological Science, 21 (3), 205-209
  • Apfelbaum, E., Krendl, A., Ambady, N. (2010). "Age-related decline in executive function predicts better advice-giving in uncomfortable social contexts", Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46 (6), 1074-1077
  • Pauker, K., Ambady, N., Apfelbaum, E. (2010). "Race Salience and Essentialist Thinking in Racial Stereotype Development", Child Development, 81 (6), 1799-1813
  • Apfelbaum, E., Pauker, K., Sommers, S., Ambady, N. (2010). "In Blind Pursuit of Racial Equality?", Psychological Science, 21 (11), 1587-1592
  • Freeman, J., Pauker, K., Apfelbaum, E., Ambady, N. (2010). "Continuous dynamics in the real-time perception of race", Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46 (1), 179-185
  • Apfelbaum, E., Sommers, S. (2009). "Liberating Effects of Losing Executive Control", Psychological Science, 20 (2), 139-143
  • Apfelbaum, E., Sommers, S., Norton, M. (2008). "Seeing race and seeming racist? Evaluating strategic colorblindness in social interaction.", Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 95 (4), 918-932
  • Apfelbaum, E., Pauker, K., Ambady, N., Sommers, S., Norton, M. (2008). "Learning (not) to talk about race: When older children underperform in social categorization.", Developmental Psychology, 44 (5), 1513-1518
  • Sommers, S., Apfelbaum, E., Dukes, K., Toosi, N., Wang, E. (2006). "Race and Media Coverage of Hurricane Katrina: Analysis, Implications, and Future Research Questions", Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 6 (1), 39-55
  • Norton, M., Sommers, S., Apfelbaum, E., Pura, N., Ariely, D. (2006). "Color Blindness and Interracial Interaction", Psychological Science, 17 (11), 949-953
    Research Presentations
  • Apfelbaum, E. Association for HR Management in International Organizations, 2019 AHRMIO Annual Conference, 2019
  • Apfelbaum, E. How does diversity change our behavior?, HRPI conference, 2019
  • Apfelbaum, E. Diversity is Hard, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 2019
  • Apfelbaum, E. Threat Matching Model of Inclusive Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School seminar, 2019
  • Apfelbaum, E. Leveraging Diversity Approaches to Promote Inclusion, Harvard University, Political Science and Behavior group, 2018
  • Apfelbaum, E. Diversity Approaches: Beyond One-Size-Fits-All, IDC Hertizilia, Israel, 2018
  • Apfelbaum, E. Diversity Approaches and Behavioral Change, Harvard Business School, NOM group, 2017
  • Apfelbaum, E. Diversity Approaches: Beyond One-Size-Fits-All, Wharton School, OPID group, 2017
  • Apfelbaum, E. Diversity Approaches: Beyond One-Size-Fits-All, 2017
    Awards and Honors
  • 2018, Susilo Thought Leader