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Lab News

Achievements:

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