Research

Identity Negotiations of Syrian Refugees Resettled in Southeast Michigan {Refugees cope with the demands of multiple belongings and adopt different strategies for identity management. The current study makes use of the practice of “counter-story telling” in psychology to understand how the displaced persons talk back to the dominant narratives}

Immigrant and Refugee Deservingness in the United States  {Which immigrants are considered as more deserving than others? How does one’s legal status contribute to people’s perception of them as deserving or not? In this project, we examine what people think which immigrants deserve social and legal rights in the United States. (w/ Ronni Greenwood, Benjamin Blankenship, Abigail Stewart, and  Kay Deaux)}

Greyed Rainbow, painting by Jackson Pollock
Featured art: “Greyed Rainbow” by Jackson Pollock