Bernd Wittenbrink is interested in the psychology of person perception and social judgment, specifically the influence that stereotypes and group attitudes may have on people's decisions and behaviors. His research has been published in the premier journals of social psychology, including the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, and Social Cognition.
Prof. Wittenbrink’s research has also been featured by the New York Times, NBC, and NPR, among others, and has received funding through the Russell Sage Foundation. He is a coauthor of the book Implicit Measures of Attitudes (2007).
Prof. Wittenbrink has served as an associate editor of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. He is a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science and member of several professional organizations, including the American Psychological Association, Society of Personality and Social Psychology, and the European Association of Experimental Psychology.