Kim Chaney

Broadly, my research examines the boundaries of identity cues and interpersonal confrontations as they relate to experiences of stigma and intraminority attitudes. In one like of work I examine the breadth of identity threat and safety cues, specifically stigmatized individuals’ affective, cognitive, and physiological responses to such cues, and the lay theories that facilitate experiences of identity cues. In a second line of research, I examine the endurance and scope of interpersonal confrontations as a prejudice reduction strategy and how individuals may employ confrontations in order to cope with experiences of discrimination.

Who Do Women Count As Allies In STEM?

People’s prototype for who scientists are is perhaps made most apparent in what has become a classic social science classroom experiment in which students of all ages are asked to draw a scientist. What students produce overwhelmingly is an Einstein-esque […]