Areas of Research Specialization

Group Processes, Social Psychology, Theory Construction, Experimental Research

Current Research

Status characteristics, performance expectations, and influence behaviour in task groups; Gender, biased evaluations, and competence double standards in the workplace; Topics in the social psychology of immigration



The UBC Department of Sociology has recently established the Martha Foschi Award for Excellence in Research and Teaching, to be presented bi-annually starting October 2014.  She continues to be an active member of the Department.



Please refer to the following:

Publications List pdf
Conference Papers List pdf


Ph.D. in Sociology, Stanford University (1970).
M.A. in Sociology, Stanford University (1964).
B.A. Honours (equivalent of) in Philosophy, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina (1962).