Dr. Veronica Derricks
Dr. Veronica Derricks is an Assistant Professor in the Applied Social and Organizational Psychology program at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis. She completed her B.A. in Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, her M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Colorado, Denver, and her M.S. and Ph.D. in Social Psychology at the University of Michigan.
Rebecca (Becca) Burchette
Rebecca is a third-year PhD student in the Applied Social and Organizational Psychology PhD program. Her research interests are in racial prejudice (focusing specifically on threat and the role of individual differences underlying prejudice). She has a Master’s degree in Experimental Psychology from Georgia Southern University, where she completed a thesis on the effects of Social Dominance Orientation and Social Hierarchy Threat on perceptions of racial outgroup informants. She is currently examining how members of racial majority groups perceive threat in organizational settings.
Daniela Gonzalez Salcedo
Daniela Gonzalez Salcedo is a second-year PhD student in the Applied Social and Organizational Psychology PhD program. Daniela graduated from the University of Central Florida, where she was a McNair Scholar. She is interested in ways to effectively promote diversity and inclusion in academic settings. Her current research interests focus on helping college students succeed by identifying potential mechanisms that might contribute to disparities in academic outcomes and lead to worse health, especially among underrepresented students.