MADELINE E. HEILMAN is Professor of Psychology at New York University where she has served as the Director of Graduate Studies and, for over twenty years, as Coordinator of the Industrial/Organizational Psychology program. After receiving her Ph.D. from Columbia University, she spent eight years as a member of the faculty at Yale’s School of Organization and Management. She also spent the 1998-99 academic year as a Visiting Professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business. An author and co-author of over seventy published articles, she has been on the editorial boards of the Journal of Conflict Resolution, Organization Dynamics, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes and the Academy of Management Review. Professor Heilman currently serves on the board of the Journal of Applied Psychology. Her research has focused on sex bias in work settings, the dynamics of stereotyping and the unintended consequences of preferential selection processes.