"Water is unknown to a fish until it discovers air." -Marshall McLuhan
Welcome to the Culture and Religion Lab
We use perspectives from social and cultural psychology, neuroscience and biology, and cognitive psychology and cognitive science to examine questions about culture and religion. Please have a look around to see what we do!
New Graduate Student Lab Member AUGUST 2021 - Elizabeth Weitz joins the lab. Welcome, Elizabeth! Grant APRIL 2021 - Dr. Joni Sasaki received a grant from the National Science Foundation with PIs in Engineering and Hawai‘inuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge on "Breaking Barriers to Participation: A Cultural Approach to Increasing Native Hawaiian Representation in Engineering." Award APRIL 2021 - Heewon Kwon won the Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching for Graduate Teaching Assistants.
Old (but still good!) News
Dissertation Defense JULY 2020 - Alexandria West defended her dissertation. Congrats, Dr. West!
Post-doctoral Fellowship MARCH 2020 - Alexandria West received a SSHRC post-doctoral fellowship to work with Dr. Sarah Gaither at Duke University. Award MAY 2019 - Alexandria West received the Sandra Pyke Award.
Award APRIL 2019 - Heewon Kwon received the Gartley Award. Post-doctoral Fellowship MARCH 2017 - Dr. Hyunji Kim received a SSHRC post-doctoral fellowship.
Award APRIL 2017 - Alexandria West received the Norm Endler Fellowship for best graduate student paper.