Lab News

April 2019

  • Stephanie Atwood has decided to join the lab in summer 2019 as a new grad student, and she won an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
  • Jen Rubin has been awarded an NIH Diversity Supplement that will fund her two-year postdoc

March 2019

  • Elizabeth Enright received a postdoc offer and will be headed to the University of Illinois this fall
  • Kayla Lewis will be headed to UW-Milwaukee this fall for a program in counseling psych
  • Jessica Glazier, Selin Gulgoz, and Elizabeth Enright presented their work at SRCD

February 2019

  • Elizabeth Enright wins the Earl (Buz) & Mary Lois Hunt Endowed Fellowship
  • Lab members Jessica Glazier, Eric Gomez, and Daniel Alonso present work from the lab at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in Portland.

December 2018

November 2018

  • Lab affiliate, Jin Goh, receives and accepts offer to be an assistant professor at Colby College.

October 2018

  • Daniel Alonso was awarded an SPSP Diversity Undergraduate Registration Award for the 2019 SPSP Convention
  • Kristina wins the MacArthur Foundation award.

September 2018

  • The lab welcomes new graduate student, Bryn Bandt-Law.

August 2018

  • Graduate student Annie Fast successfully defends her dissertation and moves to Bellingham for her new faculty position at Western Washington University.

July 2018

  • Current postdoc, Selin Gulgoz, current student, Eric Gomez, and former lab manager, Maddy DeMeules' paper on attitudes toward trans kids was accepted at the Journal of Cognition and Development
  • Former postdoc, Sara Haga's, paper on the bias blindspot in children was accepted at Social Cognition.

June 2018

  • Graduate student Arianne Eason successfully defends her dissertation and heads off to her postdoc at Washington University in St Louis, deferring her faculty position at UC-Berkeley until 2019.
  • Honors student, Sanjana Ravi wins the Guthrie Prize for best undergraduate empirical research. She and fellow honors student, Bella Lee, graduate.
  • The lab welcomes new lab manager, Kayla Lewis.

April 2018

  • Kristina wins the National Science Foundation's Alan T. Waterman Award.
  • Graduate student Lily Durwood wins the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
  • Bryn Bandt-Law wins the NSF graduate fellowship.

March 2018

  • Undergraduate honors student, Sanjana Ravi, wins the APS Travel Award and the UW Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Award!
  • Undergrad independent project student, Deja Edwards, wins the Mary Gates Research Fellowship to support her research.

January 2018

  • Grad student, Anne Fast, receives and accepts assistant professor position at Western Washington University to begin in Fall 2018.
  • The lab receives a grant from the Arcus Foundation.
  • Undergraduate thesis student, Sanjana Ravi, and lab manager, Riley Lowe, had posters accepted for APS 2018.

September 2017

  • Daniel joins the lab as a project coordinator.
  • Graduate Student, Jessica Glazier, joins as a new grad student.
  • Selin's paper reviewing our findings from TYP is accepted at Child Development Perspectives.
  • Lab receives a grant from the National Institutes of Health.
  • PI, Kristina Olson, publishes piece in Scientific American.
  • Graduate student, Elizabeth Ake, passed her general exam.

August 2017

  • Former postdoc Sara Haga's paper on belief revision accepted at Developmental Psychology.
  • Graduate student James Rae's paper on implicit social cognition in children accepted at Developmental Psychology.
  • Graduate student, Annie Fast's paper on intellectual property accepted at Plos One.

July 2017

  • Selin Gulgoz wins a postdoctoral fellowship from the National Science Foundation.
  • Graduate student Elizabeth Ake's paper on gender stereotyping in transgender children accepted at Developmental Science.
  • Lab receives grant from Satterberg Foundation.
  • Lab receives replicability grant from the National Science Foundation.
  • Kristina becomes Associate Chair of Psychology for Graduate Studies.

May 2017

  • Graduate student Annie Fast receives Department Distinguished Teaching Award and University Dissertation Fellowship.
  • Graduate students Annie and Ari both receive the Department Distinguished Service Award.
  • Gabriella completes her honors thesis.

December 2016

  • James successfully defended his dissertation! Congrats Dr. Rae!
  • Allison won a postdoc travel award to attend SPSP.
  • Riley joined the team as a Research Study Coordinator.
  • Undergrad thesis student, Bella Lee, won a Mary Gates Research Fellowship.

November 2016

  • Lily's work on mental health in transgender children accepted in JAACAP.
  • Allison's work on the origins of social bias was accepted in Psychological Science.

September 2016

  • Annie's paper on transgender preschoolers was accepted in Child Development.
  • Selin began her postdoc at the SCD Lab.
  • Lily joined the lab as a graduate student.
  • Annie passed her general exam.