Davies, Kristin

Overview

Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education


    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 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    York College, CUNY  Assistant Professor  Psychology  August 2012 - Present 
    York College, CUNY  Doctoral Lecturer  Psychology  August 2010 - July 2012 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    Stony Brook University  Teaching Assistant  Psychology  January 2005 - May 2009 
  4. Non Academic Experience


    Place of Employment Title Date
    VA NY Harbor Healthcare System  Health Science Specialist  January 2010 - present 
    Stony Brook University  Post Doctoral Researcher  August 2009 - August 2010 
    Stony Brook University  Research Assistant  August 2002 - August 2009 
    Stony Brook University  Graduate Assistant to Commuter Student Services  August 2003 - May 2004 
    The Meadows Psychiatric Center  Intake and Assessment Counselor  October 2001 - August 2002 
    The Community Help Centre  Youthful Offenders Program Instructor  August 2001 - August 2002 
    Penn State FAST-Track Research Program  Parent and Child Interviewer  May 2001 - August 2002 
  5. Employment Record At This Institution

    Rank Dates
    Doctoral Lecturer  August 2010 - July 2012 
    Assistant Professor  August 2012 - Present 
  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        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.

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:

      Davies, K., Wright, S.C., Aron, A. & Comeau, J.. "Intergroup contact through friendship: Intimacy and norms." Advances in Intergroup Contact. 2013: 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.

    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. 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..

  9. Patents

    None

  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:
    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:
    4. Research in progress:
  11. 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.

  12. Grants-In-Aid

    PSC-CUNY, Interpersonal Cross-Group Contact via Computer Mediated Communication. July 2013 - June 2014: $3,448.

    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.

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Faculty Search Committee: Spring 2014.

      Co-Organizer and Discussant in the Graduate School Workshop for the Behavioral Sciences Department: Each Fall and Spring.

      Undergraduate Advisement: Each Fall and Spring.

      Adjunct Faculty Observation and Evaluation: Each Academic Year.

    2. Service to the School

      Accepted Students Reception: May 2014.

      Customized Approach Committee (Freshman and Transfer Advisement): Fall 2012- Spring 2013.

      YorkFest: Representative for the Behavioral Sciences Department: September 2010.

    3. Service to the College

      Student Election Review Committee: Spring 2014 - Present.

      SAP Financial Aid Appeals Committee: Fall 2013 - Present.

      Freshman Reader Committee: Fall 2013 - Spring 2014.

      Learning Dimensions Committee (Foundations of Excellence Initiative): Fall 2012 - Present.

      York College Open House Representative for the Behavioral Sciences: Spring 2012.

      Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Program Committee Member: Fall 2010 - Spring 2011.

    4. Service to the Graduate Center
    5. Service to the University
  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
       Psy 102 Introductory Psychology 
       Psy 330 Foundations of Research in Psychology 
       Psy 334 Personality 
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):
Davies, Kristin
 

Davies, Kristin
Assistant Professor
Behavioral Sciences