Psychology Faculty Profiles
Alice Eagly, Ph.D.
Office: Swift 313
Phone: (847) 467-5026
The psychology of gender, especially sex differences in similarities in leadership, prosocial behavior, aggression, partner preferences, and sociopolitical attitudes. The content of stereotypes. Social role theory as a theory of sex differences and simlarities and of the origins of sex differences in social behavior. Attitude theory and research, especially attitudinal selectivity in information processing
Eagly, A. H., & Carli, L. L. (2007). Through the labyrinth: The truth about how women become leaders. Boston: Harvard Business School Press. (see jacket image above)
Eagly, A. H., Baron, R. M., & Hamilton, V. L. (Eds.). (2004). The social psychology of group identity and social conflict: Theory, application, and practice. Washington, DC: APA Books.
Eagly, A. H., Beall, A., & Sternberg, R. S. (Eds.). (2004). The psychology of gender (2nd ed.). New York: Guilford Press.
Koenig, A. M., Eagly, A. H., Mitchell, A. A., & Ristikari, T. (2011). Are leader stereotypes masculine? A meta-analysis of three research paradigms. Psychological Bulletin, 137, 616-642.
Bosak, J., Sczesny, S., & Eagly, A. H. (2012). The impact of social roles on trait judgments: A critical re-examination. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36, 429-440.
Eagly, A. H., Eaton, A., Rose, S., Riger, S., & McHugh, M. (2012). Feminism and psychology: Analysis of a half-century of research on women and gender. American Psychologist, 67, 211-230.
Eagly, A. H., & Wood, W. (2012). Social role theory. In P. van Lange, A. Kruglanski, & E. T. Higgins (Eds.), Handbook of theories in social psychology (pp. 458-476) Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Carli, L. L., & Eagly, A. H. (2012). Leadership and gender. In J. Antonakis & D. Day (Eds.), The nature of leadership (2nd ed., pp. 417-476). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Eagly, A. H. (2012). Women as leaders: Progress through the labyrinth. In S. Wiley, G. Philogḗne, & T. A. Revenson (Eds.), Social categories in everyday experience (pp. 63-82). Washington, DC.: APA Books.
Eagly, A. H. (2013). Women as leaders: Paths through the labyrinth. In M. C. Bligh & R. Riggio (Eds.). Exploring distance in leader-follower relationships: When near is far and far is near (pp. 191-214) New York, NY: Routledge.
Eagly, A. H. (2012). Science, feminism, and the psychology of investigating gender. In R. W. Proctor & E. J. Capaldi (Eds.), Psychology of science: Implicit and explicit reasoning (pp. 267-288). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Wood, W., & Eagly, A. H. (2012). Biosocial construction of sex differences and similarities in behavior. In J. M. Olson & M. P. Zanna (Eds.), Advances in experimental social psychology (Vol. 46, pp. 55-123). London, UK: Elsevier.