Gabriel Camacho was awarded the Grant-in-Aid from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) for his proposal, "Believing Claims of Discrimination: The Effect of Race and Attributions." Congratulations, Gabriel!
Gabriel Camacho won an APS RISE Award for his poster titled, “The Adverse Effect of Stereotype Threat on the Speech Performance of Latinx Students," presented at the 31st Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science.
Gabriel Camacho was accepted to SPSP’s 2019 Summer Institute in Social and Personality Psychology (SISPP) hosted by New York University.
Mora Reinka gave a talk at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, entitled, "Too much on your plate? Food as a stressor for women with body image concerns"
Mora Reinka's SPSP talk was featured on the conference blog, Character and Context. Read more about the symposium here.
Mora Reinka and Diane Quinn both gave talks at the 2019 meeting for the Society for Personality and Social Psychology.
Mora's talk was titled: "Accumulating Disparities: Status, Stigma and Health"
Diane's talk was titled: "Hiding the Self: Active Concealment of a Stigmatized Identity"
Mora Reinka was awarded the Christine N. Witzel Award from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and InCHIP at the University of Connecticut, in support of her dissertation research.
Gabriel Camacho was awarded the Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship from the University of Connecticut Graduate School.
Gabriel Camacho gave a talk at the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) Conference titled, “ Believing Stereotype Threat: The Role of Target and Perceiver Identity”.
Gabriel Camacho and Mora Reinka presented research posters at the 19th annual convention of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP).
Gabriel Camacho's poster is titled, “The Source of Threat: Disentangling the Stereotype Threat Experience of People with Concealable Stigmatized Identities”.
Mora Reinka's is titled, "The Emotions of Emotional Eating: Connections Between Internalized Weight Stigma and Palatable Food Coping Via Emotional Coping Strategies."
Mora Reinka was awarded the Graduate Student Travel Award to attend SPSP's annual convention.
Gabriel Camacho served as a graduate student mentor for SPSP’s Diversity and Climate Committee’s undergraduate mentoring breakfast in which he will discuss strategies for being productive in graduate school.
Mora Reinka and Devon Price were both awarded the Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship from the University of Connecticut Graduate School.
Elizabeth Lawner and Elif Ikizer both successfully defended their doctoral dissertations, making them Dr. Lawner and Dr. Ikizer, respectively. Congratulations to you both, and we'll miss you!
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”.
Gabriel Camacho received an APS RISE Award honorable mention for his research poster 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.