Phillip Atiba Goff
Phillip Atiba Goff (Ph.D., Stanford University) is Assistant Professor of Social Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles and Executive Director of Research for the Consortium for Police Leadership in Equity (CPLE). He examines racial discrimination and intersections. Dr. Goff forged the first national research/action network of police executives, communities, advocates, and researchers for social justice. The CPLE counts 75 plus researchers and major cities who provide the data, policy changes and accountability. He is known for work exploring Racism without Racists, and unjust outcomes absent race hostility. This research is recognized by the National Institute of Mental Health, and many others. He is the first to link psychological factors of an officer’s past use of force to the first empirical model for predicting police violence, and race bias in police brutality. Dr. Goff is a recognized leader in contemporary theories, and an expert witness on national cases.