Mattea Sim is a second year graduate student working for Dr. Kurt Hugenberg. Her research focuses primarily on how facial characteristics, body size, and racial or ethnic identities can impact the way people are evaluated and treated. For more information, check out Mattea's CV.
Affiliated Graduate Students
Alexa Sucharetza is an undergraduate junior majoring in Psychology and minoring in Sociology, with an interest in the physiological, psychological, and physical effects of residual racial trauma on people of color living in present day. She hopes to pursue research involving Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome (PTTS) in the future and focus on the issues stemming from racism as well as colorism. She also hopes to focus on the importance of intersectionality in psychological studies.
Daphne Castro Lingl is an undergraduate junior majoring in Psychology. Her research interests are centered around stereotypical attitudes and biases towards multiracials. More specifically, she is interested in the mechanisms underlying the out-grouping of multiracials by both majority and minority populations, and its implications. She hopes to study social psychology in graduate school with a research focus on multiracial identity threat, emphasizing the intersectionality of identity.
Paige Lloyd is an Assistant Professor at the University of Denver. Her work investigates the determinants and consequences of person perception, with an emphasis on implications for social inequality and discrimination. For more information, check out Paige's website or contact her directly at email@example.com.
Don Sacco is an Associate Professor at the University of Southern Mississippi. His research interests fall into three major categories: 1) causes and consequences of social inclusion and exclusion, 2) face perception and nonverbal behavior, and 3) how personality and motivation influence cognition and perception. For more information, check out Don's website or contact him directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pirita See is an Assistant Professor at South Dakota State University. She specializes in group-based biases involved in person perception (e.g., intergroup face processing, stereotyping, dehumanization, pro-social intentions). For more information, check our Pirita's website or contact her directly at email@example.com.