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Meghan George

Dr. Meghan George is a former postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Sylvia Perry's Social Cognition and Intergroup Processes Lab at Northwestern University. She received her BA in psychology from 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 contributes to Dr. Kerry Kawakami's Social Cognition Lab. She has previously worked with Amy Muise's Sexual Health and Relationships (SHaRe) 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 in childhood from both the perspective of majority and minority group members. Her publications can be seen in Developmental Science, Social Cognition, and Awry: Journal of Critical Psychology. For more information.