Dr. Laurie A. Rudman
The Social Cognition Lab is run by Dr. Laurie A. Rudman, a professor of Psychology at Rutgers University. Dr. Rudman is interested in exploring implicit (or indirect) ways of assessing attitudes, stereotypes, self concept, and identity. Current research projects are focused on understanding the sources of implicit attitudes, the relationship between implicit and explicit measures, and the factors that alter implicit attitudes and beliefs.
Dr. Laurie A. Rudman's Curriculum Vitae
Dr. Laurie A. Rudman's Curriculum Vitae
Meghan C. McLean
Meghan McLean is a graduate student pursuing her PhD in social psychology at Rutgers University under the guidance of Dr. Rudman. She graduated from Connecticut College ('12) where she conducted research with Dr. Jason A. Nier on racial stereotyping and participated in Dr. Joan C. Chrisler's Psychology of Women Research Group. She developed her interests in unconscious processes and prejudice as a research assistant in Dr. John A. Bargh's Automaticity in Cognition, Motivation, and Evaluation Lab at Yale, and in Dr. John F. Dovidio's Yale Intergroup Relations Lab.
Meghan McLean's Resume
Lina H. Saud
Lina Saud is a first year graduate student in Social Psychology at Rutgers University. Under the guidance of Dr. Laurie Rudman, her research examines implicit attitudes as well as backlash and stereotype maintenance. Lina graduated from Princeton University ('15) where she conducted research with Dr. Susan Fiske and Dr. Nicole Shelton on topics broadly related to prejudice and stereotyping.
Lina Saud's Curriculum Vitae
Dana Manson ('17)
Dana is a senior majoring in psychology. She previously was a research assistant in Dr. Amanda Diekman’s Social Roles Lab at Miami University and currently she is a research assistant in Dr. Edward Selby’s Emotion and Psychopathology Lab at Rutgers. Dana's research has focused on the impact of gender and sexuality on the perception of coaches. Currently, she is researching the obstacles women athletes face. In the future, Dana plans to pursue a PhD in Counseling or Clinical Psychology and hopes to become a sport psychologist. E: email@example.com
Chandni Shah ('17)
I am a senior majoring in psychology and minoring in education. This is my second semester working in Dr. Rudman’s lab. This will be my second year working in Dr. Sanchez’s Stigma, Health, and Close Relationships lab as well. I received a Dorthy & David Cooper scholarship this past summer and conducted an independent research project under the supervision of Dr. Sanchez. I am also conducting my senior thesis this year. I am primarily interested in social psychology and hope to attend a graduate program for it.
Monica Peram ('17)
Monica Peram is a senior majoring in Public Health and minoring in Psychology. She is interested in patient/health care as well as Heath Education. She hopes to pursuit a dual graduate degree in Physician Assistant/Public Health.
Mansi Joshi ('17)
Mansi Joshi is a senior at Rutgers majoring in psychology. She is interested in pursuing a PhD in social psychology. She is currently a research assistant for Dr. Sanchez's Stigma, Health, and Close Relationships Lab and Dr. Cole's Regulation Action and Motivated Perception Lab at Rutgers. Mansi's research experience also includes completing the Cooper Fellowship this past summer, and conducting an honors thesis project. Mansi's research interests include women in STEM, prejudice, and stereotypes. She is also an undergraduate teaching assistant for Dr. Stein's Personality Psychology course and the vice president of the Rutgers Psychological Society.
Julia Kong ('18)
Julia Kong is a junior at Rutgers majoring in Psychology and Criminal Justice. She plans on going to graduate school for clinical psychology. Previously, she worked for Dr. Geraldine Oades-Sese’s Research Lab for Resilience and Early Childhood Development of the Institute for the Study of Childhood Development at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Hunter Banks ('18)
Hunter Banks is a junior at Rutgers University pursuing an undergraduate degree in Psychology with minors in Public Health and Sexuality Studies. She plans on pursuing a doctoral degree in Human Sexuality and becoming a clinical sexologist.
Parth Patel ('17)
Parth Patel is a Senior at Rutgers University studying Cell Biology and Neuroscience and minoring in Psychology. He is heavily involved with volunteering and service on campus, and is very actively involved in Dance Marathon. He hopes to pursue a career in medicine in the future, focusing in either pediatric hematology or oncology, and focusing on advocating for patients whose voice is not often heard, especially surrounding the disparities faced in populations with specific blood disorders such as Sickle Cell and Thalassemia.