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Jessica Cundiff

Jessica Cundiff

Jessica Cundiff received her Dual PhD in Women’s Studies and Social Psychology the summer of 2013. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Missouri University of Science and Technology.


Biography:

Dr. Cundiff is a social psychologist with expertise in the psychology of gender, stereotyping, and discrimination. Her research focuses on the psychological processes that contribute to social inequality, with an emphasis on subtle forms of biases that are often unintentional and seemingly minor, yet consequential. Cundiff's work aims to raise awareness about subtle bias and develop practical and effective solutions for improving social equity. Most recently her work has focused on understanding gender gaps in STEM participation and developing strategies for increasing diversity and inclusion in STEM fields.