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Cheryl L. Dickter


Dickter Headshot Fall 2013

Cheryl L. Dickter, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
College of William & Mary
Department of Psychology

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Research Interests

Stereotyping and Prejudice; Psychophysiology (EEG); Social Cognition; Person Perception; Smoking Initiation and Maintenance

My research interests are in social psychology with an emphasis on social cognition and person perception. More specifically, I study the processes involved in stereotyping and prejudice. I am interested in the social categorization process and how contextual information affects social judgment. I also study the factors involved in confronting prejudicial remarks, and I explore how confrontation can be a possible prejudice reduction strategy.

To learn more about the W&M Social Cognition Lab, please click on the lab website on the left.

Courses Taught

Advanced Research Methods in Social Psychology

Elementary Statistics

Social Psychology

Seminar on Stereotyping and Prejudice

Freshman Seminar: Underrepresented Scholars in the Academy