Sonia Kang is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management in the Department of Management at the University of Toronto Mississauga, and holds a cross-appointment to the Organizational Behaviour and HR Management area at Rotman. Her research explores the challenges and opportunities of diversity, including strategies for mitigating the far-reaching effects of stigma and harnessing the power of diversity for society and organizations alike. Sonia’s research has been published in journals including the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Psychological Science, Administrative Science Quarterly, and the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, and has been featured in media outlets such as The Globe and Mail and The Atlantic.
2016- Fellow; Behavioural Economics in Action at Rotman (BEAR)
2016- Faculty Research Fellow; Rotman Institute for Gender & the Economy
July-December 2016 Acting PhD Coordinator; OBHRM, Graduate Department of Management, University of Toronto
2010-2011 Postdoctoral Fellow; Northwestern University
2011-present Assistant Professor; University of Toronto
2015 Connaught New Researcher Award; University of Toronto
2013-2016 Insight Development Grant; Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
2010-2012 Postdoctoral Fellowship; Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
2010 Ken Dion Award for Most Outstanding Graduate Student in Social/Personality Psychology; University of Toronto
2009-2010 Sir James Lougheed Award of Distinction; Government of Alberta
2006-2010 Doctoral Award; Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
2005‐2006 Master''s Award; Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
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Social categorization and perceptions of social groups; Bodenhausen, G.V., Kang, S.K., & Peery, D.; In S.T. Fiske & C.N. Macrae (Eds.), The Sage Handbook of Social Cognition.; Issue: Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.; 2012; Pages: 318-336.
Aging and stereotype threat: Development, Process, and Interventions; Chasteen, A.L., Kang, S.K., & Remedios, J.D.; In M. Inzlicht & T. Schmader (Eds.), Stereotype Threat: Theory, Process, and Application. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.; 2011; Pages: 202-216.