Sohad Murrar is an Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Division of Psychology and Counseling at Governors State University and an expert scholar for the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding. She holds an honorary fellow position in the Brauer Group Lab housed in the Department of Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she completed her graduate studies.

Sohad researches intergroup relations and social interventions with a focus on developing and testing social interventions that seek to reduce prejudice and create inclusive environments. She consults on the representation of social minority groups in Hollywood films and television and works with educational institutions and companies to develop effective diversity and inclusion strategies using evidence-based approaches for social change.