Evelyn Carter, PhD

Director, Training & Implementation

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. She works to translate academic research into understandable, actionable insights and programs for clients.

Prior to joining Paradigm, Evelyn co-founded Illuminate Diversity Consulting, where she helped tech companies, non-profits, and cultural centers develop equitable and inclusive practices and products. She also served as the Director of Translational Research & Anti-Bias Training in the UCLA Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. Evelyn serves on the Diversity and Climate Committee for the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, and is the co-organizer of the National Science Foundation-funded Black Social and Personality Psychologists Retreat (BlaSPR).

Evelyn’s work and insights have been published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, ESPN’s The Undefeated, and The Atlantic. 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.

Evelyn holds a Ph.D. from Indiana University, an M.A. from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a B.A. from Northwestern University.

Pronouns: She/her