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Oct. 7: Guest speaker presents work on bias and status
September 20, 2016

susan-fiske-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Susan Fiske, internationally honored researcher of cognitive stereotypes and emotional prejudices, will speak at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in the Veterinary and Biomedical Research Building, room 201, and by videoconference to other Washington State University campuses.

Feb. 29: Effects of police bias, fatigue, distraction discussed
February 22, 2016

just-mercyPULLMAN, Wash. – The implications of racial bias, fatigue and distracted driving on the police and communities they serve will be discussed at 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 29, in CUE 203 at Washington State University as part of the free, public common reading lecture series.

Traffic stop study shows no racial or ethnic bias
June 27, 2005

PULLMAN — Washington State University researchers will present their findings on June 28 from phase three of a four-year study examining whether there are any patterns of racial or ethnic bias or profiling in traffic stops. The study, conducted at the request of the Washington State Patrol, examined data from more than a million traffic stops.  Two presentations will be made – in Spokane and Seattle.A report, entitled “Assessment of Racial and Ethnic Equity and Bias in Stops, Citations and Searches Using Multivariate Quantitative and Multi-method Qualitative Research Techniques,” has been issued by the research team. The findings detailed in that report indicate that the team found no … » More …

Access hate, bias reporting form online
March 18, 2005

Hate/bias incidents may be reported to WSU online through the new website of the Office of Equity and Diversity, As part of the development of the office, Interim Vice President Michael J. Tate has given the charge of managing the reports to the Center for Human Rights. “By centralizing these reports in CHR, our central compliance office, we hope to streamline the process and provide high-quality service to the community,” Tate said. A bias incident is one which, although not criminal in nature, does have the effect of discriminating, stereotyping, excluding or harassing people based on some part of their identity. A hate … » More …