Ryan Bremner is a Research Assistant & graduate student in Social Psychology. He has completed a dissertation in philosophy on the subject of happiness and is currently studying the effects of prayer on anger and aggression. He is also interested in well-being and moral judgment.
Hope Cummings is a graduate student in the Department of Communications Studies. Hope's interests focus on health and the media.
Sasha Kimel is a graduate student in Social & Cultural Psychology at the University of Michigan as well as a Science, Technology & Public Policy student at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. Both her research and applied work aims to understand cultural differences and promote harmonious inter-group relations.
Ed O'Brien is a 2nd year graduate student in Social Psychology. He is interested in emotions and decision making. Recent research has focused on empathy, time perception, and "hot" vs. "cold" cognition.
Violet Souweidane, MSW, is a PhD student in the School of Social Work and a collaborating investigator on "Youths Social Cognitive Responses to Scenes of Ethnic Violence". Her particular interests concern acculturation of immigrants and the effects of ethnic identify on behavior.
Grace Yang is a graduate student in the Department of Communications Studies. Grace's interests focus on effects of Violence in the Media.