Sharon Goto is an Associate Professor of Psychology and Asian American Studies at Pomona College. She received a B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Illinois. Her areas of expertise include:
Asian American Psychology: How Asian American populations perceive and negotiate their experiences in organizational contexts; how Asian American populations experience the glass ceiling; intergroup relations between Asian Americans and other racial groups; and strategies for success in organizations such as culture specific mentoring groups.
Cross-Cultural Psychology: How cultural constructs affect intercultural interaction; the development and validation of multi-method measurements of cultural constructs; the relationship between culture and cognitions about the self; the attitudes, values and norms characterizing individualism and collectivism particularly in acculturating populations.
Issues of Intergroup Relations: How interactions between individuals from culturally disparate groups affect intergroup attitudes; the effects of majority and minority group membership on satisfaction with interactions; and how cultural identity and perceptions of historical conflict affect intergroup relations.
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