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Achievements:

2017-2018

  • Congratulations to Jennifer Perry for receiving the Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education Award from Tufts University. Congratulations to Jennifer Perry for her upcoming talk at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology entitled "Economic Anxiety? The interactive effects of skin tone and resource scarcity on threat-driven visual attention to Black men."
  • Chelsea Crittle delivered a speech at to the Federal Commission on School Safety at the Department of Education on the importance of evidence based, data driven solutions to foster social change; Chelsea wrote an article on Maternal Mortality Disparities for the American Psychological Associations Blog, Psychology Benefits Society; Chelsea was appointed as the Dalmas A. Taylor Summer Minority Policy Fellow for the Society of the Psychological Study of Social Issues

2015-2016

  • Congratulations to Lindsay Hinzman for presenting her talk titled, "Conceptual and Visual Representations of Racial Categories: Distinguishing Subtypes from Subgroups" at the meeting of the New England Psychological Association in October.
  • Congratulations to Simon Howard for earning his Ph.D.!
  • Congratulations to Lindsay Hinzman for her poster presentation at Society of Personality and Social Psychology: Social Status Cues Moderate Rapid Categorizations of High- and Low-Afrocentric Targets
  • Congratulations to Alex Borgella for his poster presentation at Society of Personality and Social Psychology: Exploring the Effects of Scrutiny on Racial Phenotypicality Bias
  • Congratulations to Jennifer Perry for her poster presentation at Society of Personality and Social Psychology: "Bridging the Gap: The role of emotion regulation in intergroup empathy"
  • Welcome to Chelsea Crittle, the newest member of the TUSC Lab!
  • Congratulations to Lindsay Hinzman, who defended her master's thesis!

2014-2015

  • Congratulations to Jennifer Perry, for her Graduate Student Research Competition Award: Attention and Empathy: Addressing the Intergroup Empathy Gap.
  • Congratulations to Jennifer Perry for her poster presentation at the Social and Affective Neuroscience Society: Social power disrupts the link between neural and self-reported empathy.
  • Congratulations to Jennifer Perry for her poster presentation at Society of Personality and Social Psychology: Social power causes discordance between neural and self-reported responses to others' pain.
  • Congratulations to Sarah Gaither and Jenni Schultz for earning their Ph.D.s!
  • Congratulations to Alex Borgella, who received a GrantinAid from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI).
  • Congratulations to Alex Borgella, who received a Diversity Fellowship from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP).
  • Congratulations to Lindsay Hinzman, who received Honorable Mention for the American Psychological Association Graduate Student/Psi Chi Junior Scientist Fellowship.
  • Congratulations to Dr. Keith Maddox on his appointment as Special Advisor to the Provost for Diversity and Inclusion
  • Welcome Jennifer Perry, the TUSC Lab's newest graduate student!

2013-2014

  • Welcome to Lindsay Hinzman and Samantha Snyder, the newest members of the TUSC Lab

2012-2013

2011-2012

2010-11

  • Congratulations to Jenni Schultz, who successfully defended her master's thesis, titled "Shooting the Messenger to Spite the Message: Exploring Reactions to Claims of Racial Discrimination"
  • Congratulations to Sarah Gaither, who successfully defended her master's thesis, titled "Having an Outgroup College Roommate Affects Future Interracial Interactions"
  • Congratulations to Kristen Dukes, who has accepted a faculty position in the Department of Psychology at Simmons College beginning in Fall 2011
  • Congratulations to Lisette DeSouza, who will be attending Tufts University in the Fall of 2011 to pursue a Ph.D. in Child Development
  • Congratulations to Sarah Cotterill, who will be attending Harvard University in the Fall of 2011 to pursue a Ph.D. in Social Psychology with Jim Sidanius
  • Congratulations to Tom Mann, who will be attending Cornell University in the Fall of 2011 to pursue a Ph.D. in Social Psychology with Melissa Ferguson
  • Congratulations to Kelli Young, who will be working as a summer intern with the Innocence Project during Summer 2011
  • Congratulations to Kaiya Bercow, who successfully defended his senior honors thesis, titled "Mental and Physical Distraction's Relationship with Judgment Heuristics: Cognitive Taxation's Connection to Stereotyping"
  • Congratulations to Tom Mann, who successfully defended his senior honors thesis, titled "Equity on Autopilot: Skin Tone and the Implicit Operation of Egalitarian Goals"
  • Congratulations to Jenni Schultz, who received an honorable mention for her graduate fellowship proposal to the National Science Foundation
  • Congratulations to Sarah Gaither, who received a graduate fellowship from the National Science Foundation
  • Congratulations to Professor Keith Maddox, who received the Gerald R. Gill Award Distinguished Service Award from Tufts University