Brock Lab of Intergroup Processes (BLIP)
PEOPLE in the Lab
Dr. Gordon Hodson
Gordon Hodson (PhD, University of Western Ontario) is Professor of Psychology at Brock University, and the Director of the Brock Lab of Intergroup Processes (BLIP).
His research interests involve stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination, with particular interests in individual differences (e.g., authoritarianism), intergroup contact and cross-group friendship, emotions (e.g., disgust; empathy), and dehumanization.
He is a former Associate Editor at the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology (JESP), and presently serves on the Editorial Boards of Social Psychological and Personality Science (SPPS), the European Review of Social Psychology (ERSP), and the Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science (CJBS).
Brock Faculty Profile: click here
Social Psychology Network (SPN) Profile: click here
Psychology Today column (Without Prejudice): click here
Dr. Nour Kteily (SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow)
Mark Hoffarth (PhD Student)
Mark is interested in factors leading to the expression of intergroup bias, in particular with regards to sexual orientation and gender roles. He is also interested in political ideology, intergroup emotions, and human sexuality.
Advisor: Dr. Hodson
Hoffarth, M.R., & Hodson, G., 2014). Is subjective ambivalence toward gays a modern form of bias? Personality and Individual Differences, 69, 75-80.
Paul Adachi (PhD student)
I am a fourth year PhD student working with Dr. Teena Willoughby in the Adolescent Development Lab at Brock. I am interesting in the relationship between competitive video game play and aggression among adolescents and emerging adults. I am also interested in the effects of intergroup competition on prejudice and discrimination.
Recipient of the Jack M. Miller Excellence in Research Award (2014).
Adachi, P., Hodson, G., Willoughby, T., & Zanette, S. (in press). Brothers or sisters in arms: Intergroup cooperation in a violent shooter game can reduce intergroup prejudice. Psychology of Violence.
Malvina Skorska (PhD Student)
Malvina is a PhD student working under the supervision of Professor Bogaert. In addition to her interests in human sexuality, Malvina is interested in prejudices toward sexual minorities. She is presently working on a research apprenticeship in the Intergroup Relations Laboratory.
Gloria Gordon (Co-Op Student)
Gloria is a third year student in honors psychology at Brock. She is particularly interested in prejudice, individual differences, and personality development.
Megan Earle (Research Assistant)
Megan is a third year psychology student at Brock. She is interested in prejudice and discrimination, as well as the learning and internalization of stereotypes.
Natalia Kubishyn (Research Assistant)
Emily Murphy (Research Assistant)
Emily is a third year Honours Psychology student at Brock. She is particularly interested in prejudice, discrimination, and the stigmatization of mental illness.
Kimberly Costello, PhD (now professor at Senca College)
Becky Choma, PhD (now at Ryerson University). 2014 Canadian Psychology Association (CPA) President's New Researcher Award recipient.
Leanne Gosse, PhD (now a SSHRC postdoc at University of Waterloo)
Beenish Khan, MA
PJ Sangalang, MA
Kristof Dhont, PhD (summer 2013)