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Melody Sadler, Ph.D
Associate Professor


Department of Psychology
College of Sciences
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Dr.
San Diego, CA 92182-4611

Office Location: LS 173
Mail Code: 4611
Phone: (619) 594-1580
FAX: (619) 594-1332

Research Interests:  Areas of interest include category differentiation and inter-group evaluative bias, the formation of stereotyping and prejudice in groups and the implications for information processing.  Dr. Sadler has studied emotions, attributions and policy endorsement in response to the September 11 terrorist attacks.  Her current research involves investigation of cognitive control and unconscious racial biases in decision-making in police officers.

Lab: Stereotype and Emotions Laboratory