John Jost is Professor of Psychology and Politics and Co-Director of the Center for Social and Political Behavior at New York University. His research addresses stereotyping, prejudice, political ideology, and system justification theory. He has published over 200 journal articles and book chapters and four co-edited book volumes. He has received numerous honors and awards, including the Gordon Allport Intergroup Relations Prize, Erik Erikson Award for Early Career in Political Psychology, International Society for Self and Identity Early Career Award, Society for Personality and Social Psychology Theoretical Innovation Prize, Society of Experimental Social Psychology Career Trajectory Award, and the Morton Deutsch Award for Distinguished Scholarly and Practical Contributions to Social Justice. In 2018, he received an honorary doctorate from the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina.
July 3rd, 2019 | 1 hr 26 mins
activism, conservatism, liberal bias, politics, trump
Yoel and Mickey welcome social and political psychologist John Jost from New York University to the podcast. In a conversation centered on politics, John talks about the psychological underpinning of conservativism and why he’s not worried about the lack of conservatives in academia.