Evelyn is a social psychologist who is passionate about using research to inform how we detect, discuss, and confront bias, with the ultimate goal of building more diverse, equitable, and inclusive communities. As the leader of Paradigm’s Training & People Development team, Evelyn translates academic research into understandable, actionable insights and programs for Paradigm’s clients and manages a team of expert consultants. She also personally advises organizations in a variety of industries, including entertainment, higher education, law, non-profit, and technology and has worked with companies such as The NFL, HitRecord, and Snap.
Prior to joining Paradigm, Evelyn specialized in using her research expertise to help organizations develop equitable and inclusive practices and products. At Paradigm, Evelyn leverages these skills to design and advance the approach behind many of Paradigm’s core training offerings. She specializes in working with executive teams, and leads a team of consultants with expertise in a variety of areas.
Evelyn’s work and insights have been published in academic journals and popular press outlets such as The Harvard Business Review, NPR, ESPN’s The Undefeated, The Atlantic, and Huffington Post. Evelyn’s research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, and in 2018, she was featured on the Indiana University College of Arts and Sciences “20 Under 40” list. As a testament to her belief in implementing structural change to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion, Evelyn is the co-founder of the National Science Foundation-funded Black Social and Personality Psychologists Retreat (BlaSPR).
Evelyn holds a doctorate from Indiana University, a master’s degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University.