Neneh Kowai-Bell holds a Ph.D. in Psychology (Area: Social) with an emphasis in quantitative methods. Her research has centered around the study of prejudice and discrimination from the perspective of the target and the perspective of the perceiver. Her current research interests include educational inclusion and social justice.
Neneh has taught undergraduate and graduate classes in formats ranging from project-based seminars to large lectures. She gets the most joy from guiding students through research proposals and projects, whether under the banner of a methods course, as a major component of a content course, or as part of thesis preparation or independent study.
- Applied Social Psychology
- Culture and Ethnicity
- Gender Psychology
- Intergroup Relations
- Life Satisfaction, Well-Being
- Motivation, Goal Setting
- Neuroscience, Psychophysiology
- Research Methods, Assessment
- Blascovich, J., Mendes, W., Hunter, S. B., Lickel, B., & Kowai-Bell, N. (2001). Perceiver threat in social interactions with stigmatized others. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 80(2), 253-267.
- Kowai-Bell, N., Guadagno, R. E., Little, T., Preiss, N., & Hensley, R. (in press). Rate my expectations: How online evaluations of professors impact students' perceived control. Computers in Human Behavior.
- Kowai-Bell, N. (2011). Do we see what is in front of us? Inattentional blindness, change blindness and perceived race: An examination of racial profiling. Saarbrücken, Germany: VDM Verlag.
- Advanced Social Psychology
- Research Methods
- Social Psychology
- Theories of Personality
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