Prospective Graduate Students

I will be accepting new PhD students to begin in Fall 2021 via NYUAD's Global PhD Program

The program involves two years of classwork and research in the Psychology Department at NYU New York, followed by three or four years of research at NYUAD. Students are admitted to the program with faculty co-mentors in New York and Abu Dhabi. The doctorate is fully funded under the NYU Abu Dhabi Global PhD Student Fellowship. Applications are due December 1, 2020; see this page for information on the application process and requirements. If you have any questions please get in touch at You may also want to check out this virtual NYUAD Campus and City Tour.

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Students at NYUAD interested in gaining hands-on research experience may be able to get involved in one of the lab projects. Please get in touch at

Capstone Student Research

Students at NYUAD looking for a faculty mentor for their Capstone projects who are interested in gender stereotyping, bias, and discrimination or related topics are encouraged to get in touch with me at

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