Former Graduate Students

ali_pictureAlison Blodorn earned a Ph.D from Tulane University in 2013. She is now a post-doctoral researcher at the University of California, Santa Barbara, working with Dr. Brenda Major. Ali’s research investigates a number of questions related to stigma and prejudice. Visit her webpage here.



Patricia Gilbert earned a Ph.D. from Tulane University in 2014. Her research examines how implicit math and English stereotypes impact academic outcomes for both men and women, as well as the effect cultural ideologies have for maintaining the status quo. You can learn more about Patricia’s research by viewing her CV (Gilbert_CV_2014) or contacting her at


Stefanie Simon earned a Ph.D. from Tulane University in 2015. She is now a post-doctoral fellow at Carleton College. Stefanie’s research seeks to answer the question: What actions can members of stigmatized and nonstigmatized groups take to reduce prejudice and improve intergroup relations? Her recent research focuses on how gender and race intersect to predict discrimination-claiming behavior in the context of leadership. Visit her webpage here.