UC Berkeley Institute of Personality and Social Research

Graduate Students

Stephen Antonoplis

Stephen Antonoplis

self, identity, lifespan development, socioeconomic status

Yang Bai

Yang Bai

culture, awe, collectivism emotion, and social cognition

Arianna Benedetti

Arianna Benedetti

self, identity, and social class

Curtis Malik Boykin

Curtis Malik Boykin

applied inter-group relations, black identity in higher education

Minha Cho

Minha Cho

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

Paul Connor

Paul Connor

inequality, social class, relative deprivation, and status

Fausto Gonzalez

Fausto Gonzalez

emotions and decision making, self-other asymmetries, interpersonal emotion regulation

Shoshana Jarvis

Shoshana Jarvis

stigma, privilege, intervention, intersectionality

Hooria Jazaieri

Hooria Jazaieri

emotion, emotion regulation, reputation, and compassion

Jessica Jones

Jessica Jones

emotion regulation, executive function, stress, and socioeconomic status

Helena Rose Karnilowicz

Helena Rose Karnilowicz

the protective effects of emotion regulation

Laura Maruskin

Laura Maruskin

chills in response to strong emotion, especially experiences of awe

Susan Mauskopf

Susan Mauskopf

personality and socioemotional development

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

Marcela Otero

Marcela Otero

emotion regulation, attentional control, neurodegenerative disease, caregiver burden

Amanda Perez

Amanda Perez

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

Katherine Spencer

Katherine Spencer

the relationship between implicit bias and behavior, the control of implicit bias

Daniel Stancato

Daniel Stancato

interpersonal consequences of economic inequality; social functions of awe

Jordan Tharp

Jordan Tharp

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

Amanda Wang

Amanda Wang

Close relationships, counterfactual thinking, cognitive biases, guilt

Emily Willroth

Emily Willroth

emotion experience, emotion regulation, well-being

Liza Yartsev

Liza Yartsev

emotion, emotional regulation and psychopathology

Felicia Zerwas

Felicia Zerwas

emotion, emotion regulation (self and interpersonal), close relationships

Jia Wei Zhang

Jia Wei Zhang

psychosocial antecedents and consequences of awe and self-compassion on coping with difficult life events