Evan Apfelbaum is the W. Maurice Young (1961) Career Development Professor and an Assistant Professor of Organizational Studies at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Prior to joining MIT Sloan, he was the Team and Group Research Fellow at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He received his B.S. in Psychology and Music from Union College and Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Tufts University.
Evan's research on diversity and intergroup relations has been featured in leading academic journals including Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Psychological Science, and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and has been covered by a range of media outlets such as The New York Times, BBC, National Public Radio, and CNN. He has been recognized by the Gordon Allport Intergroup Relations Prize and is the recipient of the James H. Ferry Jr. Grant for Innovation in Research, an Early Researcher Award from the American Psychological Association, among other research and teaching awards.