Congratulations to Sandra, who received the ASU New College's Outstanding Undergraduate Award at December commencement. She was not only honored at the New College commencement ceremony, but was also selected to be one of three outstanding graduates featured at ASU's university-wide commencement. Next up for Sandra: University of Arizona Medical School in the fall of 2017.
Sandra was also recently featured on ASU Now. You can check out her interview here!
Congratulations to Sandra Vazquez Salas, who received the 2016 Robert Solso Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research from the Western Psychological Association!
Current lab member, Yunzhu Ouyang, presented research examining the relation between different motivations for controlling prejudiced responses as a predictor of perceptions of racism in others. Ryan Erhart, lab alumni and current doctoral student at the University of Nevada-Reno, presented research investigating racial differences in attitudes towards organ donation and science and technology-related beliefs.
The 2014 Annual Meeting of the Social Psychologists of Arizona, which took place on November 1, was hosted by the ASU West Campus Psychology Program. Check out some of the photos from the event!
Yunzhu Ouyang presented research examining the relation between different motivations to control prejudiced responding and reactions to racism in others.
Congratulations to Ben Polakoff, who was selected to receive the New College Outstanding Undergraduate Award in May. As an undergraduate research assistant during the spring of 2014, he played an integral role in research examining reactions to racism in others. This fall, Ben will begin study in the doctoral program in School Psychology at the University of Utah.
Ryan Erhart and Richard Grove recently presented (first authored) posters at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality & Social Psychology in New Orleans. Ryan's research examined stereotypes about Native Americans in comparison to stereotypes about other racial groups. Richard's presentation described our ongoing research on the relation between religious orientation, racial prejudice, and traditional values.
Congrats to Lauren van Huisstede and Ryan Erhart, who presented research on attitudes towards immigration at the WPA Conference in San Francisco.
Congratulations to Ryan Erhart, who received a university-wide award for Excellence in Diversity for his research on stereotypes about Native Americans. Ryan received an award at a reception earlier this spring.
Joe Frankl and Kelsey Strothmann recently presented an overview of research being conducted in the Identity & Intergroup Relations Lab at the New College Ex-STATIC Expo.
Congratulations to Joe Frankl, who received an NCUIRE Fellowship for the spring 2012 semester!
Research performed in the spring and summer of 2011 was recently presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Personality & Social Psychology (SPSP). The study investigated whether the way in which messages about prejudice are framed influences people's willingness to take action to help reduce prejudice.
Congratulations to Jaqueline Gonzalez, who received an NCUIRE Research Assistant Fellowship and will join the lab this fall!