Dr. Tracie Stewart

Tracie Stewart

Dr. Tracie Stewart is a social psychologist with over 20 years of research and teaching experience on intergroup relations. As Professor of Psychological Science at Kennesaw State University, she specializes in the study of the causes and consequences of unconscious biases in the workplace and the design of effective, research-based strategies to reduce the negative effects of these biases. She was the recipient of the 2010 Outstanding Teaching Award from the American Psychological Association's Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues and the 2021 RCHSS Outstanding Teacher Award.

Dr. Stewart has published over thirty book chapters and journal articles on the psychology of intergroup relations, has served terms as Associate Editor and Editorial Board Member for journals such as Basic and Applied Social Psychology and the British Journal of Social Psychology, and is a fellow of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology.  External funding for Dr. Stewart's research includes a Wayne F. Placek Award and two grants from the Russell Sage Foundation.  Dr. Stewart has also designed and implemented evidence-based unconscious bias awareness and reduction training programs for businesses, organizations, and federal agencies, including the United States Social Security Administration.

Dr. Stewart was a first-sibling, first-generation college student. She welcomes the opportunity to teach and mentor students of all generational college backgrounds.