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. & Aron, A.. "Friendship development and intergroup attitudes: The role of interpersonal and intergroup friendship processes." Journal of Social Issues. 72 2016: 489-510.

        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

    "Religion, Intergroup Contact, and the Media: A Qualitative Study." October 2017: Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the New England Psychological Association, Newton, MA.

    "Intergroup And Interpersonal Friendship Processes In Online Versus Offline Relationships" October 2016: Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the New England Psychological Association, Worcester, MA.

    "Online Interactions, Cross-Group Relationships & Intergroup Attitudes" February 2015: Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, CA.

    "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 presented at the Annual Convention of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.

    "Identifying Key Themes in Cross-Group Friendship Formation." January 2010: Poster presented at the Annual Convention 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.

    "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.

    "Cross-group Close Relationships and Outgroup Attitudes: A Meta-Analytic Review" January 2008: Poster presented 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.

  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 Contact, Media, and Intergroup Attitudes. July 2015 - June 2016: $3,250.

    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

      Department Curriculum Committee (Chair): Fall 2017 - Present.

      Department Assessment Committee (Member): Fall 2017 - Present.

      Search Committee for Assistant/Associate Psychology Professor (Member): Spring 2018, Spring 2014.

      Graduate School Workshop for Behavioral Sciences (Co-Organizer and Discussant): Each Fall and Spring.

      Undergraduate Advisement (about 100 student advisees): Fall 2010- Present.

      Peer Teaching Observations and Evaluations: Fall 2010- Present.

    2. Service to the School

      Accepted Students Reception: May 2014.

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

    3. Service to the College

      York College Curriculum Committee (Member): Fall 2017 - Present.

      SAP Financial Aid Appeals Committee (Member): Fall 2013 - Present.

      Student Election Review Committee (Member): Spring 2014 - Spring 2015.

      Presenter, “Applying to Graduate School”, TRIO Student Support Services Program: Spring 2013, Spring 2014.

      Freshman Reader Committee (Member): Fall 2013 - Spring 2014.

      Learning Dimensions Committee, Foundations of Excellence Initiative (Member): Fall 2012 - Spring 2013.

      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.

      YorkFest: Representative for the Behavioral Sciences Department: Fall 2010, Fall 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

    Invited Reviewer, Professional Journals (e.g. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology Review): 2011-Present.

    Invited Reviewer for National Science Foundation Grants: 2016.

    Invited Reviewer for Israel Binational Science Foundation Grants: 2017.

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      Course Description
       Psy 102  Introductory Psychology 
       Psy 200 (230)  Introduction to Scientific Literature in Psychology 
       Psy 290-295  Field Work in Psychology 
       Psy 330  Foundations of Research in Psychology 
       Psy 332 (232)  Social Psychology 
       Psy 334 (234)  Personality 
       Psy 490-495  Independent Research in Psychology 
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):

      "Introduction to Scientific Literature in Psychology", The course teaches students about: popular vs. scientific sources, primary vs. secondary sources, the format and sections of an APA style original research paper, how to read, interpret and evaluate published scientific papers.