News

2018

May 2018:  Taylor successfully defends his masters thesis entitled “Do Whites perceive multiculturalism as a social identity contingency?”  Way to go, Taylor!

April 2018:  Jane publishes a paper entitled “Effortful experiences of self-control foster lay beliefs that self-control is limited” in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.  Congrats, Jane!

2017

August 2017: Brady joins the Spencer Lab as a first-year graduate student in the social psychology program after completing his undergraduate work at Southeastern Missouri State University. Welcome Brady!

June 2017: Steve, Stephanie, and Taylor launch an intervention in Toronto that aims to increase middle school girls’ interest in STEM fields and decrease boys’ stereotypes surrounding women in STEM. This project is part of a collaboration with Hilary Bergsieker and Steve Wright – go team!

October 2017: Stephanie successfully defends her masters and passes the Social Area’s candidacy exam, officially becoming a Ph.D. candidate. Congratulations Stephanie!

January 2017: Stephanie gives her talk “When empathy backfires: How (not) to engender respect in intergroup relations” at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference in San Antonio, TX. Way to go Stephanie!

2016

August 2016: Steve, Jane, Matt, and Stephanie become Buckeyes as the Self, Stereotypes, and Social Norms Lab moves to The Ohio State University, where Steve has accepted a position as the Robert K. and Dale J. Weary Chair in Social Psychology. Go Bucks!