||CULTURE AND COGNITION ALUMNI
- Li-Jun Ji, Social Psychology, graduated 2001. Assistant Professor, Queen's University.
Culture and reasoning. Culture and mood. (Specifically, including attention, categorization, information processing, decision making, prediction, and interpretation of life and events. I'm also interested in their implications in business, education, health, and other domains.)
Populations/areas: Adults and children from East Asia (including Chinese, Japanese and Koreans) and North America.
- Markus Kemmelmeier, Psychology, graduated 2001. Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Social Psychology & Dept of Sociology, University of Nevada at Reno.
I am interested in cultural influences on social behavior, especially in the domains of self, suicide, volunteerism and social judgment.
- Rosa T. Lawrence, Clinical Psychology, graduated 2002. Currently an APA MFP Research Fellow, Program for Research on Black Americans, Research Center for Group Dynamics, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan.
I am currently doing health disparities research, especially how culture influences clinicians' perceptions of symptoms, and how clients' everyday experiences affect their understanding of mental health and illness. I continue to research racism in an international context, especially through interrelationships among gender, prejudice, and culture.
Populations/areas: White Americans, European-Americans, ethnic groups within the United States.
- Takahiko Masuda, Social Psychology, graduated 2003. Department of Behavioral Science, Hokkaido University, Japan/Postdoctoral Fellow.
Cultural variations in attentional processes, emotional expressions, and decision making.
Populations/areas: East Asians (Chinese, Korean, Japanese) and North Americans.
- Ara Norenzayan, Social Psychology, graduated 1999. Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia.
Thinking across cultures; religious cognition; psychological foundations of culture. Populations/areas: East Asia, Middle East, religious vs. secular populations.
- Sousa, Paulo Social Psychology, graduated in 2005. Lecturer in cognitive anthropology, department of anthropology, assistant director of the Institute of Cognition and Culture, Queen's University, Belfast. firstname.lastname@example.org
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