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 presently serving as Associate Editor at the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology (JESP).
In addition, he 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
Cara MacInnis (PhD student)
I am in the fourth year of my PhD. I am interested in perceptions of prejudice (including self, ingroup, and outgroup prejudice), and reactions to discoveries about group membership.
Link to personal website: http://www.caramacinnis.com/index.html
Advisor: Dr. Hodson
Beenish Khan (MA student, 2nd year)
Beenish is interested in stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination, with a special interest in emotions and individual differences. She earned her Honours BA at York University (Toronto, Canada).
Advisor: Dr. Hodson.
Mark Hoffarth (MA student, 2nd year)
Mark is interested in stereotypes, prejudice, and discrmination, in particular with regards to sexual orientation and gender roles. A main goal of his research is to contribute to an understanding of how stereotypes and prejudice impact our judicial and political systems.
Advisor: Dr. Hodson.
Paul Adachi (PhD student)
I am a third 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.
Malvina Skorska (PhD Student)
Malvina is a Masters 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.
Blaire Dube (Researcher)
Blaire completed her 4th year Honours thesis in the lab, and continues to conduct research on prejudice. She is interested in interpersonal and intergroup relations. She is also exploring interests in both cognitive and forensic psychology.
Karolina Walczyk (Research Assistant)
Erin Jeffrey (Research Assistant)
Kimberly Costello, PhD
Becky Choma, PhD
Leanne Gosse, PhD