Lauren is a sixth-year doctoral candidate in Social Psychology. She received her B.S. in Psychology and B.A. in Philosophy from Tulane University in New Orleans. Prior to starting graduate school, she taught high school math. She is broadly interested in the processes that create how we observe gender in others and in ourselves. Her dissertation work examines how interdependence between low-status and high-status groups impacts how the high-status group stereotypes the low-status group.