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Jennifer K Bosson

Jennifer K Bosson

Jennifer K Bosson
Professor

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Office: PCD 4128
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Education

Ph.D. in Social Psychology from The University of Texas at Austin, 2000

Research

Research Interests
Self and identity; stereotypes; targets of stigma; social roles; coping; interpersonal relationships

Research Synopsis
My research addresses questions concerning the self and social functioning. In my ongoing work on identity misclassification, my students and I investigate the social-cognitive mechanisms that underlie rigid adherence to social role norms. This work demonstrates that behaviors relevant to people’s valued identities (e.g., gender, political orientation) often reflect powerful needs for interpersonal and intrapsychic harmony. In other lines of research, I study factors that promote interpersonal closeness, the links between self-esteem and interpersonal functioning, and the effects of different types of social feedback on people’s recovery from self-threats.

Specialty Area

CNS (Social Psychology)

Current Courses

RefCourseSecCourse TitleCRDayTimeLocation
15696PSY 4913015Directed Study
Permit Required. S/U Only.
1-3

TBA 100
24622PSY 4931019Stereotypes and Prejudices
Meets with EXP 7099
3W12:30pm-3:15pm

PCD 2125
10575PSY 4932001Honors Seminar
PSY Honor Stud Only
3M11:00am-1:45pm

PCD 2124
16451PSY 4970007Honors Thesis
1-3

TBA 100
14826PSY 6917005Directed Research
Majors Only. S/U Only.
1-19

TBA 100
14871PSY 6971005Thesis: Master's
Majors Only
2-19

TBA 100
23625EXP 7099015Stereotypes and Prejudices
Majors Only
3W12:30pm-3:15pm

PCD 2125
14912PSY 7918005Directed Research
Majors Only. S/U only.
1-19

TBA 100
15013PSY 7980005Dissertation: Doctoral
Adm to Doc Candidacy Required. Majors Only.
2-19

TBA 100