Kate Helmstetter

M.A. Psychology (2020) University of Kansas
B.A. Psychology (2018) Gettysburg College
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Advisor: Dr. Chris Crandall
Research Interests: My research interests include the circumstances that might lead one to either justify or suppress genuine prejudice. I am further interested in how social norms influence the likelihood to express such prejudices, and how significant cultural and political events shift social norms. In this norms research, I utilize classic social-psychological theories (such as social comparison and attribution theory) to better understand the complexities of prejudice.​

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