MacArthur Fellow on prejudice, bullying and ethnic conflict

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BETSY LEVY PALUCK was awarded a 2017 MacArthur Fellowship, often called a “genius grant,” for her research on prejudice, bullying and ethnic conflict. Paluck, a professor of psychology at Princeton University, studies social norms and networks to find ways to change intolerant attitudes and harmful behaviors. Marty talks with Paluck about her anti-bullying interventions in New Jersey schools and her experiment in post-conflict Rwanda that used radio soap operas to increase ethnic tolerance.

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