UC Berkeley Institute of Personality and Social Research

Graduate Students

Stephen Antonoplis

Stephen Antonoplis

self, identity, lifespan development, socioeconomic status

Stephen Baum

Stephen Baum

social judgment and decision-making, consumer enjoyment, preferences

Arianna Benedetti

Arianna Benedetti

self, identity, and social class

Rachel Berkowitz

Rachel Berkowitz

neighborhood effects on health, community-based research and program development, health disparities

Derek Brown

Derek Brown

diversity, intergroup interactions, subtle forms of prejudice and discrimination

Belinda Carrillo

Belinda Carrillo

influences of emotion perception and empathic accuracy on effective social support

Vanessa Castro

Vanessa Castro

close relationships, friendships, relationship quality and stability

Minha Cho

Minha Cho

power, social hierarchy, interpersonal perception, and evolutionary bases of well-being

Andrew Choi

Andrew Choi

culture, norms, status

Paul Connor

Paul Connor

inequality, social class, relative deprivation, and status

Alan Cowen

Alan Cowen

emotional experience, expression, and brain representations

Kristin Noel Donnelly

Kristin Noel Donnelly

judgment and decision-making, cognition, visual perception

Laura Guzman

Laura Guzman

bias, emotions, interventions, intergroup interactions, student-teacher relationships

Shoshana Jarvis

Shoshana Jarvis

stigma, privilege, intervention, intersectionality

Jessica Jones

Jessica Jones

emotion regulation, executive function, stress, and socioeconomic status

Helena Rose Karnilowicz

Helena Rose Karnilowicz

the protective effects of emotion regulation

Ryan Lundell-Creagh

Ryan Lundell-Creagh

emotional contagion, transitory life periods, personality trait instability, emotion and personality interactions

Laura Maruskin

Laura Maruskin

chills in response to strong emotion, especially experiences of awe

Susan Mauskopf

Susan Mauskopf

personality and socioemotional development

Sonya Mishra

Sonya Mishra

gender inequality, bias, intersectionality, diversity

Maria Monroy

Maria Monroy

emotion, culture, social and cognitive functions of awe

Michael O'Donnell

Michael O'Donnell

judgment and decision-making, social and economic inequality

Joseph Ocampo

Joseph Ocampo

emotions and emotion regulation in social behavior

Gold Okafor

Gold Okafor

stress, intervention, psychophysiology, race, intergroup interactions

Perfecta Oxholm

Perfecta Oxholm

intergroup contact, policing, socialization, bias

Amanda Perez-Ceballos

Amanda Perez-Ceballos

online cross-group friendship as a means to reduce implicit biases

Daniel Stancato

Daniel Stancato

interpersonal consequences of economic inequality; social functions of awe

Daniel Stein

Daniel Stein

group processes, social perception

Jordan Tharp

Jordan Tharp

social dominance and social feedback, how these interact and influence behavior and perceptions over time

Marilyn Thomas

Marilyn Thomas

health effects of structural racism, racial discrimination, educational attainment, and allostatic load

Ozge Ugurlu

Ozge Ugurlu

emotion, emotion regulation, delayed gratification, intervention, self, identity

Amanda Wang

Amanda Wang

close relationships, counterfactual thinking, cognitive biases, guilt

Jenna Wells

Jenna Wells

caregiver burden, neurodegenerative disease, positive emotion, dyadic interaction

Everett Wetchler

Everett Wetchler

human happiness at scale, social relationship quality, technology and well-being

Emily Willroth

Emily Willroth

emotion experience, emotion regulation, well-being

Liza Yartsev

Liza Yartsev

emotion, emotional regulation and psychopathology

Gerald Young

Gerald Young

emotion, emotion regulation, culture, ethnicity

Felicia Zerwas

Felicia Zerwas

emotion, emotion regulation, interpersonal touch, and social connection