Book Claude Steele

Social Psychologist & Stereotype Expert

More Details

Book Claude Steele for your event

Connect with us for details. No obligation.

Claude Steele Bio

Claude M. Steele is an American social psychologist and a Professor of Psychology at Stanford University.He is best known for his work on stereotype threat and its application to minority student academic performance. His earlier work dealt with research on the self (e.g., self-image, self-affirmation) as well as the role of self-regulation in addictive behaviors. In 2010, he released his book, Whistling Vivaldi and Other Clues to How Stereotypes Affect Us, summarizing years of research on stereotype threat and the underperformance of minority students in higher education.He holds B.A. in Psychology from Hiram College, an M.A. in Social Psychology from Ohio State University, and a Ph.D. in Social Psychology and Statistical Psychology from Ohio State University.He is elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Sciences, the National Science Board, the National Academy of Education, and the American Philosophical Society. He currently serves as the Chair of the Russell Sage Foundation Board of Directors, and also serves on the board of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and on the board of Scripps College. Professor Steele is a Fellow for both the American Institutes for Research and the American Academy of Political and Social Science, and serves on the Advisory Council of the MIT Media Lab.He has served in several major academic leadership positions as the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost at UC Berkeley, the I. James Quillen Dean for the School of Education at Stanford University, and as the 21st Provost of Columbia University. Past roles also include serving as the President of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, as the President of the Western Psychological Association, and as a member of the Board of Directors of the American Psychological Society.Professor Steele holds Honorary Doctorates from Yale University, Northwestern University, University of Chicago, University of Michigan, DePaul University and Claremont Graduate University.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Claude Steele and other top speakers and celebrities.

Why choose Athena Speakers?

Booking a speaker for your event doesn't have to be hard...
let us do the hard work and make you look good.

Book any speaker

We have a proprietary database of over 300,000 event speakers. We can book anyone pending availability.

Experienced agents

Communicate with your agent on your terms via email, text, or phone. With our connections, we'll find a great speaker.

Easy Process

We'll talk to you about your needs and budget and we will work hard finding you the perfect speaker for your event.

Price is right

You will pay the best price. Our fees never come out of your budget, they come from the speaker.