Lab News

Congratulations to Josh, who received a National Science Foundation GRFP, as well as University of North Carolina's most prestigious fellowship for doctoral students-- a five year fellowship within the Royster Society of Fellows!
Gelfand accepts a visiting scholar position at the Center for Public Leadership and the Middle East Initiative at Harvard University
Gelfand becomes a senior fellow at ARTIS, a science policy group focused on conflict areas, and accepts a research associate position at Oxford University's School of Anthropology

Congratulations to lab alum Lisa Leslie, who received tenure at New York University, January 2016!

Jesse Harrington has just won the Milton Dean Havron Social Sciences Award! This award was created to recognize the top graduate student in the psychology department, to assist with timely completion of his or her doctorate. Incredible work Jesse!

Jasmine has just won a place in the Graduate School's Summer Research Fellowship program! Jasmine was one of a handful of University of Maryland graduate students to win the award, which is valued at $5000, and supports students' research over the summer. She has also won the 2015 Clara Mayo Award from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) that has awarded her $1000, a sum which will be matched by the University of Maryland psychology department. Go Jasmine!

Yan will be soaking up the Hawaiian sun this week as she talks about her research titled "Neural Mechanisms of Interpersonal Synchrony Behavior" at the annual meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping! Have fun Yan!

Gelfand is invited to give the keynote address at International Congress of Psychology, 2016!

Congratulations to Roqaiya, Christina, Marissa, Jake, Hiuyan, Jessica, and Rachael, who all presented their posters at the University of Maryland research fair!

Congratulations Sarah for successfully defending your dissertation! Sarah is on her way to the SPARQ research center at Stanford University, where she’ll lead initiatives applying psychology to solve real-world problems. We’ll be missing her SPARQle around the lab!

So many weddings! Best wishes for Brandon, Joo, Sarah, and Laura Severance on your upcoming nuptials.

Brandon has gotten an offer to complete a summer internship at RAND, where he’ll be working with lab alumnus Laura Severance! He also passed his comprehensives- a champion on all fronts

Gelfand gets honored at SIOP for the distinguished McCormick lecture

Congratulations Elizabeth for defending your dissertation! Elizabeth will be continuing her research at Maryland as a post-doctoral fellow.

Gelfand and Fulmer's Journal of Management paper on trust across multiple organizational levels is selected as a winning paper in the prestigious Emerald Citations of excellence for 2015

Congratulations Jesse for your EAPSI NSF fellowship! Jesse will be travelling to Peking University this summer working with Shihui Han on several exciting projects.

Gelfand organizes Culture and Evolution workshop, which results in the Cultural Evolution Society!

Patrick is moving from the University of Maryland to NIH to work on cancer research using modeling techniques, but no amount of white blood cells could defend him from our visits.

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