Manuel Yellen Professor of Social Relations
Social psychology; face perception; facial stereotypes (babyfaceness, attractiveness); age, race, and gender stereotypes.
Research concerns how and why people's physical qualities, such as facial appearance, influence impressions of their traits as well as the impact of such impressions on people's social outcomes and psychological development.
Yale University, Ph.D.
Yale University, M.S.
University of Wisconsin, B.A.
Awards and Honors
Fellow, Society of Experimental Social Psychology (2009)
NIH Career Development Award: Face Impressions: Neuroscience & VR Training and Research (2005)
Fellow, Society for Personality and Social Psychology (2003)
National Institute of Mental Health Research Grant: Face overgeneralization, prejudice, and stereotypes (through 2007) (2003 - 2007)
Charter Fellow, American Psychological Society (1997 - 1998)
Program Director, Social Psychology Program, National Science Foundation (1994 - 1995)
Dissertation (published in 1972). Identified by Social Citation Index as a 'Citation Classic' - one of the most cited works in the field (1987)
|PSYC||133a||Seminar in Nonverbal Communication|
|PSYC||135b||Seminar in Social Cognition|
|PSYC||211a||Graduate Research Methods in Psychology|
|PSYC||300a||Proseminar in Brain, Body, and Behavior I|
|PSYC||316a||Psychology Research Seminar|