Allison Skinner

Allison Skinner receives research funding from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, and Northwestern University.

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Roseanne Barr had her sitcom canceled on May 29, after calling former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett the child of an ape. (Photo: Getty) Views
Monday, June 04, 2018
The Slippery Slope of Dehumanizing Language
Comparing people to animals seems to increasingly be a part of our political discourse. When Roseanne Barr tweeted that former White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett was the child of an ape , it came only a couple of weeks after Donald Trump called immigrant gang members, “ animals .” Trump has...
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