Understanding group differences; STEM recruitment and retention;
Stereotypes and prejudice; Goals and motivation; System justification;
Social change; Educational psychology; Political psychology
Areas of Expertise
Experimental Social Psychology; Social Psychology; Psychology of Gender; Culture and Psychology; Goals and Motivation; Stereotypes and Prejudice; Social Change
Wesely, J., Brown, E.R., & Phills, C.E. (2020). Words Matter: A Qualitative Content Analysis of Campus Crime Alerts and Considerations for Best Practices. The Journal of American College Health. https://doi.org/10.1080/07448481.2020.1719114
Kelly, J., Brown, E.R., Diekman, A.B., & Schneider, M.C. (2018). The change we believe in: The role of system threat in evaluations of black political candidates. Electoral Studies: An International Journal. doi: 10.1016/j.electstud.2018.04.008
Brown, E.R., Phills, C.E., Mercurio, D.G., Olah, M., & Veilleux, C.J. (2018). Ain't she a woman? How warmth and competence stereotypes about women and female politicians contribute to the warmth and competence traits ascribed to individual female politicians. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 18, 105-125. doi: 10.1111/asap.12151.
Brown, E.R., Steinberg, M., Lu, Y., & Diekman, A.B. (2017). Is the lone scientist an American Dream? Perceived communal opportunities in STEM offer a pathway to closing US-Asia gaps in interest and positivity. Social Psychological and Personality Science. doi: 10.1177/1948550617703173.
Diekman, A.B., Steinberg, M., Brown, E.R., Belanger, A.L., & Clark, E.K. (2016). A goal congruity model of role entry, engagement, and exit: Understanding communal goal processes in STEM gender gaps. Personality and Social Psychology Review. doi: 10.1177/1088868316642141.
B.A., Psychology (summa cum laude), Southeastern Louisiana University, 2006.
M.A., Social Psychology, Miami University, 2008.
Ph.D., Social Psychology, Miami University, 2011.
Certificate in College Teaching
Postdoctoral Researcher, Project CURE (The Culture of Undergraduate Research Experiences), Department of Psychology, Montana State University, 2012-2014.