Envy Up, Scorn Down: Interview

The Russell Sage foundation interviewed Susan Fiske about her book, Envy Up, Scorn Down.

An Interview with Susan T. Fiske

Author of the new RSF book Envy Up, Scorn Down: How Status Divides Us

Susan FiskeSusan T. Fiske, a noted social psychology professor at Princeton University, is the author of Envy Up, Scorn Down: How Status Divides Uspublished by the Russell Sage Foundation in 2011. A former Visiting Scholar, Fiske currently studies prejudices and stereotypes at the personal, cultural and neural levels. Her latest book, co-funded by the Guggenheim Foundation, examines the psychological underpinnings of why we compare ourselves to those both above and below us and what this aspect of human experience means for society. For more information on this subject, a reading list compiled by Professor Fiske is available here.