Jennifer Lynn Eberhardt (born 1965 in Cleveland, Ohio) is an American Social Psychologist and Professor in the Psychology Department at Stanford University as well as co-director of SPARQ (Social Psychological Answers to Real-World Questions). In 2014 she won the MacArthur fellowship. She studies the mechanisms and effects of racial bias in our daily lives. Conducting research on race, bias, and inequality, her focus is on how people deal with race in the criminal justice system and in neighborhoods, schools, and workplaces. She was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2016. On March 26, 2019, she published her first book, Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice that Shapes What We, See, Think, Do.