Mora Reinka presented a poster at Obesity Week 2017, titled, "The pursuit of pleasure through food gives a bellyache of stigma instead," examining the relationship between hedonic eating motives, emotional coping strategies, and internalized weight stigma.
The Atlantic highlights Diane Quinn and Stephanie Chaudoir's research on the effects of observing hostile sexism in an article examining President Trump's comments towards women.
Honor's student Emily Bramande accepts a 2-year position as a psychology technician at the Boston VA, helping conduct research on PTSD in LGBT veterans. Congratulations, Emily!
Gabriel Camacho presented a research poster at the 29th APS Annual Convention in Boston, MA titled, “The Inability to Detect and Reluctance to Accept Stereotype Threat as a Cause for Underperformance”.
Bradley Weisz accepts an Assistant Professor position at California State University Long Beach's Department of Psychology. Congratulations, Bradley!
Honor's student Paulina Rowe is selected as a Fulbright Scholar to work as an English teaching assistant in Rionegro, Colombia. Congratulations, Paulina!
Gabriel Camacho's presentation was titled, “The Perceived Validity of Stereotype Threat as an Explanation for Underperformance”
Elif Ikizer's presentation was titled, "Media Coverage of 'Wise' Interventions Reduces Concerns for the Disadvantaged"
Bradley Weisz presented two posters at the 18th annual conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in San Antonio, Texas: one poster on a meta-analysis of values-affirmation interventions at the Intervention Science preconference; one poster on some of his and Diane's research into whether first-generation-college status should be conceptualized as a concealable stigmatized identity.
Gabriel Camacho, Elif Ikizer, and Bradley Weisz all receive Diversity Graduate Student Travel Awards from the Society of Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP)!
Mora Reinka was awarded the Maurice J. Farber Graduate Fellowship from the Department of Psychological Sciences at the University of Connecticut.
Mora Reinka joins the lab!
Elif Ikizer was awarded a Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship from the Graduate School at the University of Connecticut.
Elizabeth Lawner published a book on helping girls succeed in S.T.E.M.! For more information about the book, check out this article in UConn Today
Elizabeth Lawner and Bradley Weisz presented posters about their research at the 17th Annual Convention for the Society of Personality and Social Psychology in San Diego, CA. Bradley's poster was a runner up for the SPSP Student Poster Award.
Gabriel Camacho joined the Stigma and Identity Management Lab as a Ph.D. student in Fall 2015!
Bradley Weisz was awarded a Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship from the Graduate School at the University of Connecticut.
Bradley Weisz was awarded the Maurice J. Farber Graduate Fellowship from the Department of Psychological Sciences at the University of Connecticut.
Elizabeth Lawner and Bradley Weisz presented posters about their research at the 27th Annual Convention for the Association of Psychological Science in New York City.
Bradley Weisz gave a talk at the 10 Biennial Conference of the Society for the Psychology Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) in Portland, Oregon called, "Why Being Out About Concealable Stigmatized Identities May Benefit Health".
Diane Quinn and Bradley Weisz published two papers with Michelle Williams.