On May 11, 2020, Mukadder Okuyan successfully defended her dissertation, titled: “Reacting to a Changing World: A Social Psychological Analysis of Perceived Discrimination among Advantaged Groups.” Due to the pandemic the defense took place via zoom. Congratulations, Dr. Okuyan!
Rashmi just accepted a tenure track position as Assistant Professor in the Psychology Department at Ashoka University in India, where she has been for the past year as a Visiting Assistant Professor. Congratulations, Rashmi! More information about Ashoka University can be found here: https://www.ashoka.edu.in/page/phd-psychology-206
This article, based on parts of Rashmi Nair’s dissertation work and now published in Political Psychology, shows the importance of considering intersectional consciousness when examining collective victim beliefs. We examined these questions among Dalits and Muslims in India of various class backgrounds, considering intersecting identities of class, gender, and caste/religion. Link to the read-only version of the article is here: https://rdcu.be/bAO7d
Dr. Rashmi Nair, a former member of our research group, just started a position as Visiting Assistant Professor at Ashoka University in New Delhi, India! Congratulations, Rashmi!