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Meet Our Team

Our Current Team

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Principal Investigator

Jennifer is an Assistant Professor of Social Psychology at the LSE. She specializes in the psychology of social attitudes and inequalities.

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Co-Principal Investigator

PJ Henry is an Associate Professor of Psychology, founding faculty member at New York University Abu Dhabi. His current research interests include the study of gender, gender roles, and sexuality.


Co-Principal Investigator

Tatiana is an Associate Professor of Government and Society, UAEU.

Her research interests include labor market studies, youth studies, and comparative sociology and social psychology. 

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Research Assistant

Iván is a Research Assistant at the LSE Middle East Centre and a PhD candidate in the Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science, exploring the mutual influence of societal settings and psychological mechanisms involved in social attitudes.


Project Coordinator

Cece is a Research Assistant at New York University Abu Dhabi, interested in researching mental health and effective counseling strategies for multiply marginalized individuals.


Matthew Nielson

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Matthew is a postdoctoral research fellow at New York University Abu Dhabi. His research focuses on gender identity development and the socialization of pressure to conform to gender norms, the outcome of acquiescing to or rebelling against this pressure, and how these processes might change over time.

Our Partners and Affiliates

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Senior Advisor

As Associate Vice Chancellor, Global Education and Outreach and Vice Provost, Carol leads the strategic and academic administration for NYUAD’s programs of global education. She has additional responsibility for the Office of Social Responsibility as well as the Office of Community Life.


Student Outreach Advisor

Dana is the Assistant Dean and Director of the Career Development Center at NYUAD and a member of the steering committee for the Intercultural Development Inventory launch to first year students. She oversees data and communications for the Student Affairs division.


Katie Collier

Former Research Assistant

Katie is Instructor of Psychology at New York University Abu Dhabi, interested in studying

gender and power dynamics. 

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