Integrating existing knowledge of human biological systems with intergroup (“us” vs. “them”) dynamics.
Diversity within the realms of policymaking, hiring, national identity, and the post-racial are explored.
People who belong to stigmatized groups may wonder if their group is valued and seen as belonging in academic and work settings. This social identity threat not only raises anxieties over confirming negative group stereotypes, but also can cause stress that directly undermines performance.
Studying how people with intersectional or concealable identities perceive themselves and respond to discrimination.
Recent technological advances have given us new ways of analyzing human social behavior, and have created new spaces in which social interactions occur. Our lab leverages these changes to investigate intergroup differences in behavior and cognition.