About Kendrick Brown

Kendrick Brown is a social psychologist whose research seeks to further understand the dynamics of intergroup contact by examining the experience of of interracial friendship by people of color. Additionally, he is investigating the cross-cultural aspects of skin tone bias perceived by White Americans and people of color in the United States, and Japanese people in Japan.
At Macalester College, he teaches understanding and confronting racism, African American psychology, research methods, and social psychology.
EDUCATION: B.A., Mount Union College; M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of Michigan.
Brown has been teaching at Macalester since 1998.
EDUCATION: B.A., Mount Union College, 1993; M.A., University of Michigan, 1996; Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1998


Present Professor, Psychology, Macalester College
Present Associate Dean of the Faculty, Macalester College



Research Interests

Intergroup contact, Skin tone bias, Racial prejudice, and Social psychology


  • Understanding & Confronting Racism
  • African American Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Research in Psychology II

Contact Information

Macalester College
Weyerhaeuser Hall 215
1600 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
(651) 696-6461


Journal Articles (6)

Contributions to Books (4)

Book Reviews (1)

Other (1)