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Cheryl Kaiser

Chair, Professor

Interests: Self, Social Identity, Prejudice, Diversity, Sexual Harassment,Social Justice, Intersection of Social Science and Law


Phone (206) 685-9660
Website(s) Website


Do I accept and train new psychology graduate students in general?
Am I accepting new graduate students in the upcoming year?
I am NOT accepting graduate students in 2021-2022
Advising Areas:
Social and Personality
Advising notes:
It is unlikely that I will welcome a new primary advisee into my lab. I am open to being a co-advisor or secondary advisor. For the sake of fairness to all applicants, I do not engage in interactions (emails, calls, visits) with prospective students prior to working with my UW colleagues to generate a shortlist of candidates. Thanks for your patience with this process.


Research in my Social Identity Laboratory examines the interplay between social psychological theoretical perspectives and social issues. Much of our research examines the self and social identity; particularly from the perspective of members of socially marginalized groups. Additional domains of research interest include diversity, immigration, social inequality, and employment discrimination law. Our research incorporates a variety of methods from psychology and related disciplines, and examines questions both in the lab and field.

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