I am interested in researching teaching methods and student outcomes on a variety of dimensions. Currently, I am working on two projects. First, assessing the effectiveness of consistent real-world applications (themes) in learning major course concepts. Second, assessing the relationship between materials on LMS and student persistence, retention, and graduation rates. Past research includes an analysis of the effectiveness of team-based learning in a large classroom.
I have examined how objectivity and universality concepts are relatively associated with moral attitudes and similar non-moral attitudes by using individually tailored Implicit Association Tests (IAT) and sequential priming paradigms. This work spanned my master's thesis and dissertation. In the near future I will be working on a cross-disciplinary study that examines moral decision making differences in bilingual individuals based on the language dominance.
Within stereotypes, I have explored two areas of research. First, I conducted a meta-analysis that examined the reliability, limitations, and theoretical contributions of a common method of stereotype priming.