Negin Toosi is an experimental social psychologist with a special focus on diversity and intergroup relations. Her research deals primarily with diversity in terms of race, gender, culture, and religion. She completed her undergraduate degree at Stanford University, received her Ph.D. in 2011 from Tufts University, and then completed a post-doc at Columbia Business School. Before starting at CSU East Bay, she spent a few years as a Visiting Scientist at Technion and a consultant for the Research Department of the Baha’i World Centre in Haifa, Israel. She also have an affiliation with the Tufts Labor Lab as a data analyst for the Global Women’s Economic Empowerment Initiative.