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Institute for Research on Education Policy & Practice
Stanford University
520 Galvez Mall, 5th Floor
Stanford, CA 94305
Tel: 650.736.1258
Fax: 650.723.9931

October 29 2009
3:30pm - 5:00pm, Cubberley 114

Gregory Walton
Assistant Professor of Psychology Stanford University
Topic: Latent Ability: Grades and Test Scores Systematically Underestimate the True Ability of Women and..

Gregory Walton is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Stanford University. His research examines the nature of self and identity, often in the context of academic motivation and achievement. Professor Walton’s interests include social factors relevant to motivation, stereotypes and group differences in school achievement, and social-psychological interventions to raise achievement and narrow group differences. In 2006, Professor Walton held the position of Legislative Fellow in the Office of Senator Hillary Clinton, United States Senate. He received his Ph.D. from Yale University in 2005.


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