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I'm a postdoctoral associate in the Department of Psychology at New York University, NY, USA, where I am affiliated with the Motivation Lab.

My research focus is social psychology of belief dynamics. I study how people construct beliefs about self, others, groups, and a society when facing uncertainty and disagreement. I also study the patterns of macro-level collective behaviors such as social change, diversity, polarization, and intergroup dis/integration that emerge from these micro-level psychological processes. I particularly focus on the role of minority dissent in these processes. To investigate multilevel causal links and iterations over time, I weave together social psychology and other social science with a complex adaptive systems approach. I use laboratory and field experiments, surveys, network analysis, and agent-based computational modeling.

You can also find me on NYUGoogle Scholar and ResearchGate.