Tufts University  |  School of Arts and Sciences  |  Department of Psychology  |  Find People  | 
   

People

Graduate Students

Muna Akhtar

Education
Ph.D. Expected 2020, Tufts University, Social Psychology
Advisor: Jessica Remedios, Ph.D.

B.S. 2014, Loyola University Chicago
Major: Psychology

Research Interests
Muna is interested in studying stigma, discrimination, and stereotypes. More specifically, she wants to know how context, and how having multiple identities affect the process of attributing an outcome to discrimination.


Samantha Snyder

Education
Ph.D. Expected 2018, Tufts University, Social Psychology
Advisor: Dr. Jessica Remedios

M.A. 2013, University of North Florida, General Psychology
Advisor: Dr. Ashley Batts Allen

B.S. & B.A. 2011, University of Central Florida, Honors
Majors: Psychology & Sociology

Research Interests
Sam's research interests are broadly concerning stereotyping and prejudice from both the target's and perpetrator's perspectives. She is currently researching how conditions of stereotype threat influence the salience of people's multiple social identities (i.e., gender, race, SES, etc.) and affect their thoughts and behaviors.

Curriculum Vitae >


Lindsay Hinzman

Education
Ph.D. Expected 2018, Tufts University, Social Psychology
Adviser: Dr. Keith B. Maddox

B.A. 2010, Colgate University
Major: Behavioral neuroscience

Minor: English literature

Research Interests
Lindsay's research interests include the ways that social contexts can impede or facilitate positive intergroup interactions. She is interested in exploring intergroup interactions in social contexts by integrating behavioral measures and neuroscience techniques.

Curriculum Vitae >