Education

  • B.A., 1996, California State University, San Bernardino
  • Ph.D., 2005, University of Michigan

Positions

  • 2005-2007 Post-doctoral Fellow, Stanford University
  • 2007-2011, Assistant Professor, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • 2011-2016, Associate Professor, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • 2016-Present, Professor, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • June 2018-December 2019, Interim Associate Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion, Office of University Diversity and Inclusion, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Honors

  • 2019, Service to SPSP Award
  • 2012, Cal Poly College of Liberal of Arts Richard K. Simon Outstanding Scholarship Award
  • 2011, Cal Poly California Faculty Association Distinguished Educator Award

SPSP Service

  • Reviewer, SPSP Diversity Awards 2014 Conference
  • Member and Chair, SPSP Diversity and Climate Committee
  • Member, SPSP Nominations and Elections Committee

Other Professional Committees and Service

  • 2005-2009, Diversity Committee, SPSSI
  • National Science Foundation review panel

Editorial Positions

  • Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology (CDEMP) editorial board

Professional Affiliations

  • SPSP
  • SPSSI
  • APA

Teaching and Research Interests

Self and identity, prejudice and stereotyping, intergroup relationships