Stephen Benard (Ph.D. Cornell University, 2008) is an associate professor in the department of sociology at Indiana University. His research and teaching interests include social psychology, intergroup and interpersonal conflict, stereotyping, and work and occupations. His work has appeared in publications including Administrative Science Quarterly, The American Journal of Sociology, Social Psychology Quarterly, and PLOS ONE. His current projects include topics such as stereotypes of Asian Americans and the role of vengefulness and forgiveness in social life. He has also worked with organizations on reducing stereotyping in evaluation processes, conducted educational outreach, and testified before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.