Teaching Assistant Professor
What I do
I am a Teaching Assistant Professor here at the University of Denver, which means I teach a variety of classes, search on various committees, and stay active in research.
- Ph.D., Developmental Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018
- MA, Developmental Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2015
- BS, Psychology, University of California San Diego, 2013
- Society for the Teaching of Psychology
- Open Science Framework
- Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society
- Phi Betta Kappa Honors Society
- Golden Key International Honour Society
- National Society for Collegiate Scholars
In conducting my research, I hope to (1) raise awareness to harmful beliefs and biases pervading our society, and (2) ultimately improve gender and racial diversity in higher education.
- Singaporean Children’s Implicit Ethnic Stereotypes about Intelligence.
- Messages in the classroom about the importance of “brilliance” and “genius” for success may hinder diversity and inclusion in higher education.
- The frequency of “brilliant” and “genius” in teaching evaluations predicts the representation of women and African Americans across academia.
- Children and Adults Associate Intellectual Giftedness With Men Over Women.
- Who’s Brilliant – Men or Women? Measuring Implicit Gender Stereotypes About Intelligence.
- Goss-Lucas Award for Excellence in Teaching Introductory Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Letters of Arts and Sciences College Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching by a Graduate Teaching Assistant , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign