Norman Berkowitz, Ph.D.,

Associate Professor

Ph.D.: Boston University, 1959.

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Research Interests

Group, intergroup and organizational dynamics; social conflict and methods of training and intervention for conflict resolution.


Representative Publications

Interpersonal and Intergroup Methods for Managing Social Conflict. (with M. Horwitz) In Wheelan, S. A., Pepitone, E. A., & Abt, V. (eds.) Advances in Field Theory. Sage Publications Inc., Newbury Park, CA. (1990)

Anticipated bias from an outgroup: An attributional analysis. (with James Vivian) European Journal of Social Psychology. (1992) Vol. 22, No. 4. 415-424.

Anticipated outgroup evaluation and Intergroup Bias. (with James Vivian) European Journal of Social Psychology. (1993) Vol 23, (5) 513-524.

Evidence that subjects' expectancies confound Intergroup bias in Tajfel's minimal group paradigm. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. (April 1994) Vol. 20, No. 2, 184-195.

Is there a downside to heightened Group Identification? Some effects of sharpened group boundaries on Intergroup tension. Presidential address. Annual meeting of the New England Psychological Association. (1965) Wenham, MA


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Prof. Norman Berkowitz
Department of Psychology
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3807.

tel: (617) 552-4115
fax: (617) 552-0523
email: berkowin@bc.edu