Alice Eagly

Psi Chi Distinguished Scholar

Professor of Psychology, Northwestern University

Alice Eagly is one of the leading scholars in social psychology studying the psychology of gender and the psychology of attitudes. Her work has focused on the sex differences and similarities in leadership, prosocial behavior, aggression, partner preferences, and sociopolitical attitudes. Additionally, her research examines the content of stereotypes and social role theory as a theory of sex differences and similarities, and the origins of sex differences in social behavior. Her over 400 publications have been cited nearly 90,000 times.