I am an experimental psychologist studying how humans think and feel about the vast array of social groups in society. In particular, I am interested in how our thoughts and feelings about social groups are formed and changed across the long time spans of history and the lifespan. How and why do the attitudes of our society transform towards or away from prejudice? What prompts a child to move towards a belief that one group is superior over another? To address such questions, I employ leading methods from across cognitive, social, developmental, and quantitative psychology, including both laboratory experiments and natural language processing techniques applied to archival data.
I am currently a doctoral student in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University, working with Mahzarin Banaji.
I am committed to promoting diversity and equality in the academy and beyond. Part of this is ensuring that students and researchers have access to high-quality mentorship. Please reach out to me if you would like to learn more about what it’s like to be a graduate student or a scientist in psychology.
I am humbled to do my work at Harvard situated on the traditional territories of the Wampanoag and Massachusetts peoples.