LAB TEAM

Lab Director

PAIGE LLOYD, PH.D.

346 FRONTIER HALL, 2155 S. RACE ST.

UNIVERSITY OF DENVER, DENVER, CO 80208

Lab Manager

JOURNEY SIMMONS

Journey is the lab manager for the Social Detection Lab and the Fox Lab (https://www.foxlabdu.com/). She graduated from Pomona College with a B.A. in Psychology and a concentration in Culture and Human Development. She is interested in studying cross-racial empathy, as well as the ways in which individuals develop, maintain and justify social status hierarchies. In her free time, she enjoys writing about music, skateboarding and spending time in nature.

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UNIVERSITY OF DENVER, DENVER, CO 80208

Post Doc

Allison completed her PhD in social psychology at York University in Toronto. Her work focused on the factors that impact the physical and mental well-being of stigmatized group members.  She is particularly interested in how racial identity and the experience of stigma interact to produce beliefs, strategies, and behaviors that impact well-being. As an IRISE post doc working with Kathryn Fox and Paige Lloyd, Allison will be studying racial biases in psychological care recommendations

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UNIVERSITY OF DENVER, DENVER, CO 80208

ALLISON BAIR

Graduate Students

LYNEÉ ALVES

GRADUATE STUDENT AFFILIATE

Lyneé is a second year graduate student in the ASC area working with Dr. Kimberly Chiew. After graduating with degrees in Psychology and Sociology from Texas A&M University, Lyneé spent two years as a lab manager in the Saxe Lab at MIT researching early social and cognitive development and Theory of Mind. She is interested in brain mechanisms and individual differences that support emotion regulation and motivated memory, and how these process contribute to well-being. Outside of the lab, Lyneé enjoys eating good food, reading, traveling, and exploring parks around Denver.

333 FRONTIER HALL, 2155 S. RACE ST.

UNIVERSITY OF DENVER, DENVER, CO 80208

GINA PAGANINI

GRADUATE STUDENT

Gina is a first-year graduate student in the ASC area working with Dr Lloyd. After earning her BS in Psychology from The Ohio State University in 2018, she continued her research at OSU in the Self and Social Motivation laboratory. Her research centers on understanding the systemic propagation of inequality and the consequences for underrepresented individuals and groups. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her very talkative cat, going to baseball games, traveling, cheering on the Buckeyes, and eating lots of cheesy food.

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UNIVERSITY OF DENVER, DENVER, CO 80208

KEVIN SUMMERS

GRADUATE STUDENT

Kevin is a first year graduate student in the ASC area working with Dr. Lloyd. He earned a BA at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio majoring in Psychology and Premedical Studies. He spent one year as a lab manager at the University of Denver before pursuing his PhD there. In his research, Kevin investigates how group-based biases in person perception influence how we treat others in a variety of contexts. Outside of research, Kevin likes to hike, watch HBO (West World), go to concerts, and explore everything that Colorado has to offer! 

31 FRONTIER HALL, 2155 S. RACE ST.

UNIVERSITY OF DENVER, DENVER, CO 80208

KENIA RIVERA

GRADUATE STUDENT AFFILIATE

Kenia is a second-year graduate student in the developmental area working with Dr. Jenalee Doom. She received a degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee in 2015. Afterwards, she volunteered in the Marquette Autism Project lab for 3 years and worked as lab coordinator in the Child Neurodevelopment Research Lab for over a year. Broadly, her research interest focuses on how stress and social relationships influence health, especially among racial and ethnic minorities. During her spare time, she loves learning about animation/cartoon and learning how to dance bachata, cumbia, and merengue.

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UNIVERSITY OF DENVER, DENVER, CO 80208

Research Assistants

ALEX MEJIA

SLOAN FERRON

RACHAEL RILEY

POST-BAC RESEARCH ASSISTANT

POST-BAC RESEARCH ASSISTANT

POST-BAC RESEARCH ASSISSTANT

ALEXSANDRIA ROBINSON-FELICIANO

POST-BAC RESEARCH ASSISTANT

CIERRA PENNAL

CAMILLE ABELANET

JASON SITRUK

MAGGIE WILLIAMS

POST-BAC RESEARCH ASSISTANT

UNDERGRADUATE HONORS STUDENT

UNDERGRADUATE HONORS STUDENT

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT

ZACHARY VANGELISTI

STEVEN KIM

ESTHER CHUNG

EMMA TROUGHTON

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT

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