The Social-Personality Doctoral Program at the University at Buffalo
- A strong, productive, and collegial group of researchers
- Leading research in fundamental areas of social psychology, including:
- Close Relationships
- Self-concept and self-esteem
- Personal and social identity
- Social inference
- Motivated cognition
- Stereotyping and prejudice
- Exceptionally strong research emphasis
- Students are encouraged to work with one or more faculty members
- Students involved in research from first semester on
- Excellent laboratory facilities
- Large research participant pool
- Social interaction laboratories
- Computer assisted data collection laboratories
- State of the art audiovisual recording systems
- Barbara Bunker (Ph.D., Columbia University), Organizational development; social intervention; interpersonal and group processes; behavior of women.
- Frank Fincham (Ph.D., Oxford University): Close relationships (social and clinical perspectives); marital relations and child outcomes; forgiveness
- Shira Gabriel (Ph.D., Northwestern University): The social self; gender differences in interdependence; minority group membership.
- Sandra Murray (Ph.D., University of Waterloo): Close relationships; self-esteem; motivated cognition.
- Brett Pelham (Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin): Self-perception; implicit self-regard; social inference.
- Frone, Michael, Ph. D.
- Jack Meacham (Ph.D., University of Michigan): Life-course developmental psychology; autobiography; race and racism; stereotypes and prejudice; multicultural education