Gina Roussos, M.S
Gina Roussos is a fourth-year Doctoral Candidate studying under Dr. John Dovidio in the social area and Dr. Yarrow Dunham in the developmental area. Before coming to Yale, she received her B.S in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh. She investigates the antecedents and consequences of prejudiced attitudes, beliefs, and behavior and ways to reduce both explicit and implicit bias. Her most recent projects examine the use of a perspective-taking online game to address attitudes toward poor people, how racial prejudice shape freedom of speech justifications for racially charged acts, and the influence of system justifying motivations on perceptions of injustice. She is currently a Graduate Policy Fellow at the Institute for Social and Policy Studies at Yale, a Diversity Fellow at the Office for Graduate Student Development and Diversity, and an Intern with the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues' Representatives to the United Nations.