Annual Graduate Student Symposium



Events from 2018

Barriers to Seeking Psychological Help Among Registered Sex Offenders, Sage Comstock Poster Presentation

Intimate Partner Violence Stigma: The Intersection of Race and Socioeconomic Status, Antoinette Fleming Poster Presentation

Gender Stereotypes in Hispanics and Caucasians, Christina Fortuna Poster Presentation

The Association Between ADHD Symptoms and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury in the Transition to College: A Systematic Review, Anna Garner Poster Presentation

The Moral Motivations of Negative Attitudes Toward Transgender People, Hailey Hatch Poster Presentation

Women in STEM: When Does Role Congruence Affect Major Choice and Retention?, Alba Karuni Oral Presentation


Conservatives and Liberals Differing Perceptions of Items on the Moral Foundations Questionnaire: Maybe We're Flot So Different After All, Nathan Lewey and Alivia Zubrod Poster Presentation (UNI Access Only)

Differences in Therapist Self-Doubt: Perceptions of Conduct Disorder, Zachary Meehan Poster Presentation

Romantic Partner Body Valuation and Commitment as Predictors of Self-Esteem, Melanie Reyes Poster Presentation

The Protective Role of Sleep in the Associations Between Insecure Adult Attachment Styles and Emotion Regulation, Kristin Rooff Poster Presentation

Accuracy in Perception of Police Activities, Chelsea Washburn Poster Presentation

Effects of Perceived Discrimination on Health Outcomes, Emma Welch Poster Presentation

Transgender People of Color: The New Shade of Bigotry, Emma Welch, Hailey Hatch, and Christina Fortuna Poster Presentation

Events from 2017

Influence of Study Abroad on Students’ Cultural Attitudes, Salomi Aladia Oral Presentation


Science, Religion, and Moral Foundations: Predicting Attitudes Toward Controversial Issues, Hailey Hatch Poster Presentation (UNI Access Only)

The Relationship of Client’s Interpersonal Style and Perception of Relationship to Therapy, Elisheva Havlik and Sage Comstock Poster Presentation

Women in STEM: Does Role Congruence Affect Major Choice and Retention?, Alba Karuni Oral Presentation

Gender Differences in Cognitive Dissonance Reduction Strategies for Partner’s Attractiveness, Lijing Ma Poster Presentation


Perceptions of Transgender Populations: An Educational Module to Increase Knowledge and Reduce Negative Attitudes, Dacia Oberhelman Open Access Poster Presentation


Gender Differences in Civilian Stigma of Combat-related and Military Sexual Trauma-related PTSD, Marjorie Perkins Open Access Poster Presentation


Just Sleep it Off: Does Sleep Moderate the Impact of Insecure Attachment Styles on Cortisol Levels?, Kristin Rooff Open Access Poster Presentation


Predictors of Attitudes toward Transgender Men and Women, Emma Welch, Antoinette Fleming, and Hailey Hatch Open Access Poster Presentation

Events from 2016

Individual Differences in Helping and Receiving Help Across the United States and India, Salomi Aladia Poster Presentation

To Act or Not to Act: The Relationship Between Ambivalent Sexism, System Justification, and Collective Action Intent, Jenna Gray Poster Presentation

Resilient to the Threat: Moderators of Stereotype Threat and Women's Math Performance, Victoria Linnerson Oral Presentation


Control Threat Induces Internalization of Benevolent Sexism among Women, Zheng Li Open Access Oral Presentation

Do Relational Standards Add to the Investment Model in Predicting Commitment in Romantic Relationships?, Lijing Ma Poster Presentation

Portrayals of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in the Media: Stigma and Perceived Humor, Camille Marie Poster Presentation

Associations Between Romantic Relations Attachment and Sleep Patterns: The Mediating Role of Emotion Regulation, Dacia Oberhelman Poster Presentation

Gender Differences in Combat-Related PTSD and Military Sexual Trauma-Related PTSD, Marjorie Perkins Poster Presentation

How People React to Rejection: Perceptions of Fairness and Motivated Responses to Possible Discrimination, Manuel Salinas Poster Presentation

Up Close and Personal: Examining the Role Race Plays in Public Perceptions of Law Enforcement, Olivia Thompson Poster Presentation

Public Opinion on Climate Change: Evidence of a Pluralistic Ignorance Effect, Brendan Walters Poster Presentation

Events from 2015

The Effects of Threats to External Control Sources on Racial Prejudice, Salomi Aladia, Kristin Broussard, and Zheng Li Poster Presentation


Predictors of Racial Prejudice: A Meta-Analysis of the Influence of Religion and Political Orientation, Kristin Broussard Open Access Oral Presentation


Injunctive and Descriptive Norm Effects on Physical Activity, Monica Ehn Open Access Poster Presentation

Priming State Instability: A Pilot Study, Larissa Hall Poster Presentation


Self-Enhancement in Relation to PTSD Stigma, Corina Klein Open Access Poster Presentation

Resilience and Stereotype Threat: An Examination of Math Performance in Men and Women, Victoria Linnerson Poster Presentation


Suppression of Stereotype Threat Negatively Impacts Self-Evaluations and Interpersonal Outcomes, Zheng Li Open Access Oral Presentation


Identification of Sluggish Cognitive Tempo by Teachers, Rachel Meisinger Open Access Oral Presentation

A Model for Measuring the Contribution of Form to Perception of Biological Sex in Point-Light Actors, Michael Mintz Poster Presentation

The Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Awareness on Attitudes Towards Fighting in Professional Ice Hockey, Brock Rozich Oral Presentation

Substance Use Stigma of Marijuana Users: Does Contact or Familiarity with Marijuana Users Influence Stigma?, Stephanie Strong and Mindy Guajardo Poster Presentation

It’s Criminal: Media Portrayal of African American Male Victims of Police Shooters, Olivia Thompson Poster Presentation

The Influence of the Single Stereotype on Moral Judgments, Peng Zhang Poster Presentation