CURRENT LAB MEMBERS

Meet the current research team!

The SIP lab is full of passionate researchers from diverse backgrounds who all come together to collaborate on difficult research questions.

CHRISTINE REYNA, PH.D

Principle Investigator, Professor

Research interests:

  • The influence of stereotypes on attributional judgments

  • Stereotypes as legitimizing ideologies

  • The influence of stereotypes on political decision making

  • Perceived value violations and political decision making

  • The origins and consequences of moral judgments

  • The use of stereotypes to convey identity

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THERESA LUHRS, PH.D

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Research Interests:

  • Intimate violence

  • Perpetrators of intimate violence

  • Perceptions of men as victims

  • Intuition and the experience of intimate partner violence

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JEN ZIMMERMAN, PH.D.

Instructor

Research Interests:

  • Ideological beliefs

  • Legitimacy

  • System justification & resistance

  • Justice issues

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ANDREA (ANDE) BELLOVARY, M.A.

Lab Manager, Ph.D. Student

Research Interests:

  • White identity and threat perception

  • System legitimacy and perception

  • Political decision making

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KARA HARRIS, M.A.

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests:

  • Police brutality and colorism

  • Toxic white identity

  • White entitlement

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AMY ANDERSON, M.A.

Ph.D Student

Research Interests:

  • STEM identity

  • Positive youth development

  • Educational equity

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KAELAN VAZQUEZ

Ph.D Student

Research Interests:

  • Stereotyping & prejudice

  • Identities

  • Confrontation

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ASHLINN TURNER

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Research Interest:

  • Perceptions of Pronoun Disclosure 

  • Stereotyping and Stereotype Content

  • Marginalized Gender Identities

  • Mixed Methods Research

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ALUMNI & AFFILIATES

Meet who else helps to make SIP lab flourish!

OR'SHAUNDRA (O.B.) BENSON

Associate Professor at College of DuPage

Research Interests:​

  • Stereotypes

  • Gender and racial identity

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MARK BRANDT

Associate Professor, Tilburg University

Research Interests:

  • Morality and moralization

  • Belief system networks

  • Worldview conflict

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JIM DAVIS

Assistant Professor, Benedictine University

Research Interests:

  • Experiences of social class and status

  • Toxic white identity

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PJ HENRY

Associate Professor, NYU Abu Dhabi

Research Interests:

  • Forms of prejudice around the world

  • Gender equality

  • Legitimizing ideologies

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ALI OMAIR


Research Interests

  • Attributions and gender discrimination

  • The impact of stereotypes on self and social identity

  • Empowerment in the Middle East

  • Applications of social, developmental, and cognitive psychology in education

RUSTY STEIGER

Post Doc NYU, Instructor at DePaul University

Research Interests:

  • Moral emotions, values, and judgments

  • Contempt and disgust (as they relate to moral judgement and values)

  • Religious and political ideology as predictors of moral values

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GEOFFREY WETHERELL

Assistant Professor at Valparaiso University

Research interests:

  • Policy support

  • Causes and consequences of political and moral beliefs

  • Morality

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