Lucy De Souza
M.A., University of British Columbia, 2019
M.A., Wesleyan University, 2017
B.A., Wesleyan University, 2016
Lucy De Souza’s research focuses on understanding inclusive action, mainly describing the broad range of action that people can take in support of people who are marginalized. In this line of work, she investigates the social-psychological factors that may motivate or inhibit people from taking these different forms action. Lucy is also interested in perceptions of and experiences in intergroup dialogue about prejudice from the perspectives of women and people of color. Lucy is passionate about learning intersectional and Black feminist theories, specifically understanding how racial/ethnic identity may distinctively shape gender stereotypes.
Research interests include racialized gender stereotypes, intergroup dialogue, and allyship.
Jenessa Shapiro Graduate Research Award, Society for Personality and Social Psychology (2019)