About the Lab

Students studying in the library

Our research examines how people experience their social identities and stigma caused by prejudice and discrimination. We draw on theories of intergroup relations and social cognition to understand the psychological effects of stigma. Because stigmas (caused by, for example, systems of racism and sexism) are experienced simultaneously, we aim to take an intersectional approach to our research. Understanding the emergent effects of stigmatization for individuals with multiple stigmatized identities (e.g., women of color or multiracial people) reveals often overlooked experiences that broaden our understanding of identity, stigma, prejudice and discrimination.

Our lab is committed to the open, rigorous, and inclusive pursuit of psychological science, and to the fostering of equitable academic spaces that resist interlocking forms of oppression (e.g., racism, sexism, heteronormativity, ableism, and classism).

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Lab Opportunities

Interested in participating in one of our studies?

We are recruiting participants for a number of interesting studies. If you are a healthy adult who lives in the greater Boston area and is interested in joining our research participant database, learn more about the participation process. You do not need to be a current Tufts student to enroll. Registration takes less than 25 minutes and makes you eligible to participate in future studies offered by the Psychology Department for compensation.

Prospective Undergraduate Research Assistants

The SISL is seeking responsible, motivated, and enthusiastic undergraduates to join us as research assistants. If you are interested in applying for a position, please complete our online application. Applications are considered on a rolling basis and you may be asked to attend an interview.

Prospective Graduate Students

Please note that Professor Remedios will not be reviewing applications from prospective graduate students for Fall 2023.