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Meghan George

Dr. Meghan George is a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Sukhvinder Obhi's Social Brain, Body, and Action Lab at McMaster University. She recently returned from Chicago where she completed a 2-year SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship with Dr. Sylvia Perry at Northwestern University. She received her BA in psychology from Toronto Metropolitan (formerly Ryerson) University and her MA and PhD in social psychology from York University in Toronto, where she worked with Dr. Jennifer Steele. Meghan is not only an active member of PFV but also collaborates with Dr. Kerry Kawakami's Social Cognition Lab and Ward Struthers' Social Motivation lab. Interested in social cognitive influences and intergroup interactions, Dr. George's research focuses on interactions following negative experiences such as rejection and other minor transgressions. She is also interested in how intergroup attitudes are shaped across the lifespan from both the perspective of majority and minority group members. Her publications can be seen in Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, Nature Reviews Psychology, Developmental Science, Social Cognition, and Awry: Journal of Critical Psychology. For more information.