Sheffield Methods Institute
219 Portobello Street
The University of Sheffield
Sheffield S1 4DP
- +44 (0)114 222 7122
I study human behaviour and how groups interact in society. I am really interested in understanding societal problems I am most interested in exploring the nature and consequences of intergroup relations, particularly with respect to racial and ethnic prejudice. I am also interested in how individuals make sense of their surrounding world, process incoming information, and make complex decisions. For my research, I use a number of different quantitative methods including generalized linear models, structural equation models, experimental design and treatment effects, analysis of complex surveys, and Bayesian estimation.
Prior to joining the Sheffield Methods Institute, I was the Founding Director of Survey Research for the Center for Economic Research and Policy Analysis, as well as Assistant Professor of Political Science in the Department of Government and Justice Studies at Appalachian State University. I am a graduate of the University of California at Davis (B.A., International Relations), San Francisco State University (M.A., International Relations), and the State University of New York at Stony Brook (Ph.D., Political Psychology).
I have also taken to playing rugby union for Sheffield Hallamshire RUFC. Feel free to join us for some fun, fitness, and good competition (all abilities and experience are welcome).
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