The Buzz Westfall Justice Center, where on August 20th, St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert P. McCulloch presented evidence to a grand jury on the shooting death of Michael Brown. That same day protesters marched outside the Justice Center calling for McCulloch to remove himself from the case. Photo: stlphotoblogger. [This article originally appeared in the St. […]
About Jack Glaser
Jack Glaser is associate professor and associate dean at the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California-Berkeley. He received his Ph.D. in psychology from Yale University in 1999. He is a social psychologist whose primary research interest is in stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination. Most recently, he has initiated research on capital punishment, the effect it has on legal decision making, and how that interacts with defendant race. Additionally, Glaser has been involved in training California State judges in the psychology of stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination, and how they might operate implicitly, and undermine fairness, in the courtroom.