Intergroup Relations Lab

Meet the team and find out about current research projects!

Research Team 2022-2023Research Team 2022-2023: Renee Owens, Claire Way, Mira Torf, Liana Parrish, Antonella Huemil, Lisandra Dobson, & Thierry Devos

Current Projects

Research carried out in the lab focuses on implicit intergroup biases. It is well established that stereotyping and prejudice often operate outside of conscious control. Even well-intentioned people are likely to display implicit associations that reflect pervasive stereotypes or prejudices. The goal of our ongoing work on this topic is to understand how implicit intergroup biases are embedded in social and cultural contexts.

Current directions of research include:

If you want to know more about our work, click on Snapshots and Publications.

As much as possible, we implement open science practices in our research activities.

Interested in Joining the Lab?

Mentoring students in research experiences is an important component of our activities. We routinely involve graduate and undergraduate students in the various steps of our research projects.

If you have an interest in joining this lab and are either a student currently affiliated with SDSU or are considering applying to our M.A. Program in Psychology, we encouraged you to contact Dr. Thierry Devos.

Research Team

Graduate Students

Undergraduate Research Assistants



Our research is being conducted in close collaboration with colleagues affiliated with SDSU and other academic institutions. Recent and current collaborators include:

Lab Alumni

A non-exhaustive list of former lab members:

Archive of lab group pictures: