Jazmin Brown-Iannuzzi, a graduate student in Social Psychology, is the recipient of the first annual Ernest C. Davenport Award, a diversity research award.

The purpose of the Ernest C. Davenport Awards for Outstanding Psychological Research by a Student Who Enhances Diversity is to encourage and honor students from under-represented groups who make a contribution to the advancement of knowledge of psychological science.

Jazmin won for her work with Dr. B. Keith Payne. Her research program examines racial bias, discrimination, and socioeconomic status. Her published work includes studies of how imagining ideal employees can increase racial bias and how mindfulness can moderate the relationship between perceived discrimination and depressive symptoms, and her dissertation work focuses on social class disparities in pain.

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