Valerie Purdie-Vaughns

Valerie Purdie-Vaughns

Valerie Purdie-Vaughns is the Director of the Laboratory of Intergroup Relations and the Social Mind (LIRSM). She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Columbia University, core faculty for the Robert Wood Johnson Health & Society Scholars Program (RWJ Columbia-site), and research fellow at the Institute for Research on African-American Studies (IRAAS) at Columbia.
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Post-Doctoral Fellow

Travis Riddle, Post-Doctoral Research Scientist
Travis Riddle
Post-Doctoral Research Scientist |
Doctoral Students

Rebecca Mohr, Graduate StudentRebecca Mohr | bio
Kate Turetsky, Graduate StudentKate Turetsky | bio
Mike Naft, Graduate Student Michael Naft | bio
Abdiel Flores, Graduate Student Abdiel Flores | bio

Graduate Students

Nadav Antebi
Mark Conley
Jose Diaz
Johannes Kopfbeck
Caroline Marvin

Lab Managers

Adriana Germano, Laf ManagerAdriana Germano | bio
Adriana Germano, Laf ManagerRobert Backer | webpage
Research Assistants

* denotes honors student, ** denotes Research Fellow

Roshan Alemi
Vanessa Anyanso
Mamfatou Baldeh**
Sydney Brinson
Tiffany Freund
Caitlin Hills
Nathen Huang**
Emily Kenyon
Pierre Lax
Michelle Lee
Jaycee Parker
Marta Pysak
Anna Raskind
David Watkins
Hannah Weinstock
Sahng-Ah Yoo

Former PhD Students, Research Associates,
Lab Managers, Honors Students

Ezgi Akcinar
  Doctoral student, Stanford University
Nana Amoh
  Student at Teachers College, Columbia University
Courtney Bearns
   Doctoral student, Princeton University
Justin Busch
  Doctoral student, University of Texas, Austin
Patricia Pebley, PsyD
  Postdoctoral Fellow, Wediko Children's Services
Kerra Bui-Partney, PhD
  Lecturer, University of North Carolina
Nicholas P. Camp | website
  Doctoral student, Stanford University
Jonathan Cook, PhD | website
  Assistant Professor, The Pennsylvania State University
Ruth Ditlmann, PhD
  Postdoctoral Fellow, Princeton University
Agata Gluszek, PhD
  Associate, Organizational Design and Development Associates
Natalie Golaszewski
  Doctoral student, University of Texas, Austin
Daisy Grewal Pierce, PhD
  Assessment and Program Evaluation Analyst, Stanford School of Medicine
Zachary Glasser
  Analyst, Infosys Limited, Organizational Change Management Division
Rebecca Hetey
  Doctoral student, Stanford University
Hiroki Kotabe
  Doctoral student, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Peggy Liu
  Doctoral student, Duke University, Fuqua School of Business
Caroline Lobel
   Corps member, Teach for America
Josh Mervis
   Research Assistant, New York State Psychiatric Institute
Andrew Pearlmutter
   Doctoral student, Stanford Business School
Nicole Quintero
  Media Solutions, Facebook
Kavita Reddy, PhD
  Postdoctoral Fellow, UCLA
Rainer Romero-Canyas, PhD
  Adjunct Associate Research Scientist, Columbia University
  & Social Behavioral Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund

Nina Rouhani
  Doctoral student, Princeton University
Rachel Sumner
  Doctoral student, Cornell University