- Curriculum Vitae
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Degree Institution Field Dates PhD Stony Brook University Social and Health Psychology 2009 MA Stony Brook University Psychology 2006 BA Pennsylvania State University Psychology 2001
- Areas of Expertise:
- Social Psychology
Intergroup Relations and Prejudice
Close Relationships and Friendship
- Articles in Field Of Expertise:
Davies, K. M., Tropp, L. R., Aron, A., Pettigrew, T. F. & Wright, S. C.. "Cross-group friendships and intergroup attitudes: A meta-analytic review." Personality and Social Psychology Review. 15 2011: 332–351.
Davies, K. M.. "Identifying key themes in cross-group friendship formation." Dissertation Abstracts International. 71 2010: 2091-2207.
Aron, E. N., Aron, A., & Davies, K. M.. "Adult shyness: the interaction of temperamental sensitivity and an adverse childhood environment.." Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 31 2005: 181-197.
- Chapters in Field Of Expertise:
Davies, K., Wright, S.C., Aron, A. & Comeau, J.. "Intergroup contact through friendship: Intimacy and norms." Advances in Intergroup Contact. 2012: 200-229.
Davies, K. M., Wright, S. C. & Aron, A.. "Intergroup friendships: How interpersonal connections encourage positive intergroup attitudes.." Beyond Prejudice Reduction: Pathways to Positive Intergroup Relations.. 2011: 119 –138.
Aron, A. & Davies, K. M.. "Aristotle and Plato on relationships." Encyclopedia of Human Relationships. 2009: 108-110.
- Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances:
" Friendship & Intergroup Attitudes " December 2012: Talk given at the SPSSI Meeting for “Proactive Behavior Across Group Boundaries", Port Jefferson, NY.
" An Exploration of Perceived Normative Support and Cross-group Friendship Formation " January 2012: Poster given at conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA..
" Identifying Key Themes in Cross-Group Friendship Formation. " January 2010: Poster given at conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Las Vegas, NV..
" Applications of Laboratory-Based Closeness Generating Procedures in Intergroup Relations Contexts. " April 2009: Talk given at the convention of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR..
" Cross-group Close Relationships and Outgroup Attitudes: A Meta-Analytic Review " January 2008: Poster given at the Group Processes and Intergroup Relations Pre-Conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Memphis, TN..
" The Fast Friends Project: Initial Results of an Intergroup Contact Intervention " June 2007: Talk given at the convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Ottawa, Ontario.
" Extended Contact and Direct Contact in “Real-World” Cross-group Settings " June 2006: Talk given at the convention of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Long Beach, CA..
- Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships:
Travel Award for participation in the “Real World Helping and Social Action” Pre-conference (convention of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Long Beach, CA).: June 2006.
Travel Award from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) for travel to Simon Fraser University for a Research Internship: October - December, 2005.
Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, for Doctoral Dissertation project: “Identifying Key Themes in Cross-Group Friendship Formation”. August 2008 - August 2009: $1,000.