Keke Kaikhosroshvili, IIVL member, has won the Alice Higgins Award from the Women's and Gender Studies Program at Clark University. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to Clark and to the wider community of women and girls. Keke will receive $250 for this honor. Congratulations Keke!
Two members of the Ideology and Intergroup Violence Lab at Clark University have been awarded LEEP Project Fellowships for Summer 2016. Declan will conduct a research project on heterosexist harassment, collecting data, analyzing it, and preparing a manuscript for publication. Fatima will also conduct a research project, and she will be collecting data on teen dating violence in three schools in California. This data will form the foundation for her honors thesis. Congratulations to both!
Four members of the Ideology and Intergroup Violence Lab will be presenting posters on research projects conducted in our lab. Mohamed Elmaola and Duncan Hardy will be presenting results from an experiment on the effects of racial humor on explicit and implicit prejudice. Keke Kaikhosroshvili will be presenting research she conducted in the summer of 2015 in the country of Georgia on intimate relationships, sexism, and traditional gender roles. Muzi Lin will be presenting results from a study examining gender differences in sadness and implications for depression among women. Finally, Declan Kurant will be presenting results from an analysis of trustworthiness and ethical perceptions in small groups. They will be presenting their posters on Wednesday, April 27 at Clark University.
Fatima Zavala Ruiz, a member of the Ideology and Intergroup Violence Lab at Clark University, won a Steinbrecher Fellowship, which provides undergraduate students with funding "to pursue original ideas, creative research, public service or enrichment projects." Fatima will be able to conduct research on teen dating violence and healthy relationships during Summer 2016. Congratulations Fatima!