Paul Piff (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychological Science at the University of California, Irvine. His primary interests are in how social hierarchy, economic inequality and social class, and social emotion shape relations between individuals and groups. Email: ppiff@uci.edu

 

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Andrew Gregory is a  Ph.D. student in the Department of Psychological Science. He received his B.A. from Dartmouth College, and served as a research assistant at the Center for Research on Environmental Decisions and the Learning Lab at Columbia University. Andrew's research interests include cooperation, prosocial behavior, and climate change decision making. Email: agregor2@uci.edu

Angela Robinson is a post-doc in the UCI Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation. She received her B.A. from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and spent several years working in the not-for-profit sector before earning an MS in Cross-Cultural Psychology from Victoria University of Wellington. Her research interests include economic inequality, prosocial behavior, and intergroup relations.. Email: angelarr@uci.edu

Rudy Medina is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Psychological Science. He received his B.A. from the University of California, Irvine and is currently interested in social inequality and prosocial behavior. Email: rmedinac@uci.edu

Sean Goldy is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Psychological Science. He received his B.S. from the University of Georgia. Sean's research interests include emotion, prosocial behavior, social inequality, and uncertainty. Email: sgoldy@uci.edu

Hyunjin Koo is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Psychological Science. Hyunjin received her B.A. in psychology from Ewha Womans University and M.A. in Industrial and Organizational psychology from Yonsei University in South Korea. Her research interests include social mobility, cooperation, personality and cross-cultural differences. Email: hkoo3@uci.edu

Jared Celniker is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Psychological Science and a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. He received his B.A. from Chapman University and also works in the UCI Hot Cognition Lab. Jared's interests include moral and political decision-making, biases in judgment, the morality of work, and prosocial behavior. He explores these interests in his research and in his blog at Psychology Today. Email: jcelnike@uci.edu

Rachel Reyes is the MESH lab manager. She received her B.S. in Electrical Engineering from UC Santa Barbara. After working in the engineering field for a few years, she decided to pursue her avid interest in psychology and mental health. She will complete the Post-Baccalaureate program in Psychological Sciences at UC Irvine in Fall 2021. Email: reyesrm1@uci.edu