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. 

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Rebecca (Becca) Burchette

Rebecca is a first-year PhD student in the Applied Social and Organizational Psychology PhD program. Her research interests are in racial prejudice through the perspectives of social threat and individual differences. 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 also interested in prejudice from the target's perspective as well as interracial interactions. She is currently extending research from her master’s thesis with Dr. Derricks.