Rebecca M. Carey

Stanford University

Psychology Department

450 Serra Mall, Bldg. 420

Stanford, CA 94305

Phone: 512-945-5946    Email: rcarey@stanford.edu 

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Education


2012 – 2018                Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Ph.D. in Psychology (in progress)

Summer 2014            Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research
Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research

2008 – 2012                Trinity University, San Antonio, TX
B.A. in Psychology
B.A. in Chinese
              

                                    


Research


Research Interests

culture, self/identity, social groups, sociocultural shaping of relationships, social class, intergroup communication, class disparities in health and education

Dissertation

Title: The sociocultural shaping of relationships in U.S. middle and working class contexts
Committee: Hazel Rose Markus, Ph.D (primary advisor), Jeanne Tsai, Ph.D., Jennifer Eberhardt, Ph.D.


Publications


Carey, R.M., Markus, H.R. (2017). Loyalty, more than fairness and choice, shapes relationships in working class contexts. Manuscript in preparation.

Carey, R.M., Bencharit-Zhang, Y.L. (2016). Socioeconomic cultures: How education shapes the self. In A. Uskul and S. Oishi (Eds.) Socioeconomic Environment and Human Psychology.

Carey, R.M., Markus, H.R. (2016). Understanding consumer psychology in working class contexts. Journal of Consumer Research. Manuscript submitted for publication.


Presentations


Torrez, B., Carey, R.M., Conner, A., Markus. H. R. (Feb. 2017). High in the sky or down in the gutter: the effect of name verticality on self-esteem. Poster presented at Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Carey, R.M., Markus, H. R. (Feb 2015). Social class and in-group loyalty. Poster presented at Society for Personality and Social Psychology Convention, Long Beach, CA.

Carey, R. M., Markus, H. R. (May 2014). Stand by your man (or not?): Social class differences in relationship construal. Poster presented at Association for Psychological Science Convention, San Francisco, CA.

Carey, R. M., Markus, H. R. (Feb 2014). U.S. social class differences in the ties that bind. Poster presented at Society for Personality and Social Psychology Convention, Austin, TX.

Carey, R. M., McIntyre, K.P., Gallegos, J.M. (Jan. 2012). High in the sky or down in the gutter: the effect of name verticality on self-esteem. Poster presented at Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, San Diego, CA.

Carey, R. M., McIntyre, K.P. (2011). High in the sky or down in the gutter: the effect of name verticality on self-esteem. Poster presented at Meeting of the Mind Science Foundation, San Antonio, TX.

Carey, R. M., McIntyre, K.P. (2011). High in the sky or down in the gutter: the effect of name verticality on self-esteem. Poster presented at Trinity University Summer Undergraduate Research Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Wallace, H., Carey, R.M., & Hitti, K. (2011). Social anxiety predicts and narcissism prevents coming up short (literally) under pressure. Poster presented at Association for Psychological Science, Washington, D.C.

McIntyre, K. P., Mattingly, B. A., Lewandowski, G. W., Carey, R.M, Nieman, L., Russak, D. (Jan. 2011). Motivation and prospects of self-concept change affect desire to form friendships. Poster presented at Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, San Antonio, TX.

McIntyre, K.P., Hicks, J.A., Carey, R.M, Nieman, L., & Russak, D. (Jan. 2011). The effects of open vs. closed body postures on perceptions of truth. Informal paper presentation at the Embodiment Preconference of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.


Awards and Fellowships


2016 – 2018

Diversifying Academia, Recruiting Excellence Fellowship
Vice Provost of Graduate Education (VPGE), Stanford University
Two years of tuition, stipend, and professional development

$120,000

2016

Stanford University Centennial Teaching Assistant Award
Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching & Learning (VPTL), Stanford University

$500

2013 – 2016

Graduate Research Fellowship
National Science Foundation
Three years of tuition and stipend

$132,000

2012 – 2018

Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education Doctoral Fellowship
Vice Provost of Graduate Education (VPGE), Stanford University
Financial support, research and travel funding

$7,300

2010 – 2012

Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program Scholar
Trinity University, San Antonio, TX

$10,000

2011

Undergraduate Diversity Award
Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference

$500


Grants and Funding


Fall 2016

Computational Social Science Grant
Center for Computational Social Science, Stanford University

$2,000

Spr 2011

Mind Science Foundation Grant, San Antonio, TX

$500

Spr 2011

Mach Student Research Fellowship, Trinity University

$1,200


Teaching and Mentorship


Courses

Spring 2016

Statistical Theory, Models, and Methodology (PSYCH 253)
Teaching Assistant

Winter 2016

Mind, Culture, and Society (PSYCH 215)
Teaching Assistant

Summer 2015

Introduction to Social Psychology (PSYCH 108S)
Teaching Instructor

Spring 2015

Intergroup Communication (PSYCH 103)
Teaching Assistant

Spring 2015

Introduction to Social Psychology (PSYCH 70)
Teaching Assistant  

Winter 2015

Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (PSYCH 155)
Head Teaching Assistant

Fall 2014

Statistical Methods for Behavioral and Social Sciences (PSYCH 252)
Teaching Assistant

Spring 2014

Introduction to Cultural Psychology (PSYCH 75)
Teaching Assistant

Lectures

Fall 2016

“Latino American Culture Cycles”
Introduction to Cultural Psychology (PSYCH 75)

Spring 2016

“Linear Mixed Models”
Statistical Theory, Models, and Methodology (PSYCH 253)

Winter 2016

How Mind, Culture and Society Make Each Other Up
Mind, Culture, and Society (PSYCH 215)

Spring 2014

“Mexican-American Cultural Models”
Introduction to Cultural Psychology (PSYCH 75)

Workshops

Fall 2014
Fall 2015
Fall 2106

“Introduction to R”
Beginner and intermediate tutorial on using R software for statistical analyses

Mentorship

Fall 2014 – Summer 2016

EDGE-SBEH Student Mentor
Stanford University, mentored diverse 1st- and 2nd-year PhD students

Fall 2013 – Summer 2016

Mind, Culture, and Society Lab Mentor
Stanford University, mentored undergraduate research assistants

Summer 2011

Summer Bridge Program Mentor
Trinity University, mentored first-generation high school junior and seniors

 


Professional Experience


May 2015 –Aug 2015

Writing Assistant for Social Psychology (Eds. Kassin, Fein, Markus)
-Assisted in updating Social Psychology textbook

Jan 2014

Hiram College Consultant – First in the World Grant
Consult for statistics and methods  
-Write up statistics, methods and expected results section of grant

Sept 2013 – Dec 2013

PSYCH 29N Grader and Assistant
-Assist in classroom activities  
-Grade writing assignments
 
-Consult with students on assignments

Aug 2011 – Dec 2011

HHMI Teacher’s Assistant for Principles of Psychology (PSYC-1300)
-Organize Trinity University Psychology Participant Pool
-Assist Psychology professors in preparing for class  
-Tutor students in course material

Aug 2010 – May 2011

Paid Personal Tutor—Algebra, English
-Tutor students from local colleges
 


Skills


Methods

Quantitative: surveys, lab experiments
Quantitative and Qualitative: interviews, daily diaries

Statistical Skills

regression analyses (i.e., general linear models, generalized linear models, multiple regression, binomial models, linear mixed models), structural equation modeling, factor analysis, reliability analyses, network analysis

Software skills

R, SPSS, MediaLab, Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count (LIWC), Inquisit Online Surveying, NVivo, Qualtrics

Languages

English (Native), Chinese (Intermediate), Spanish (Intermediate)