Cultural Collective Lab

The Cultural Collective Lab is now closed.

Graduate Students

Jessica Padgett, PhD candidate

Jessica is a PhD student in Social and Personality Psychology working with Dr. Richard Lalonde. She completed her M.Sc at Western University in the Personality and Measurement area. Her dissertation uses the lens of cultural psychology to understand the relationship between biased historical narratives, national identity, and contemporary sociopolitical values. Other topics of interest include modern masculinity, the model minority stereotype, and media engagement. Jessica also has a strong interest in methodology, specifically in psychometrics, profile analysis, and natural language processing. For more information, please visit her website.


Ronda Lo, PhD candidate

Ronda is a PhD student in Social and Personality Psychology working under Dr. Richard Lalonde. She is broadly interested in how culture influences cognitive processes (e.g. visual attention, language use) and sibling relationships. Outside of research, Ronda's hobbies include drawing, reading, and playing video games. For more information, please visit her website.


Previous Post-Docs

Maya Yampolsky, Assistant Professor, Université Laval
Rui Zhang, Assistant Professor, Dickinson College Laval
Andrea Smith, Deceased

Previous PhD Students

Jim Cameron, Professor, St. Mary's University

Jorida Cila, SSHRC Postdoc, Ryerson University
Banu Cingöz Ulu, Assistant Professor, METU, Turkey
Ben Giguère, Associate Professor, University of Guelph
Reeshma Haji, Associate Professor, Laurentian University
Evelina Lou, Senior Consultant, Navigator Ltd.
Mirella Stroink, Professor & Dean of the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, Lakehead University

Previous MA Students

Justin Michel (2017), MSc in Couple and Family Therapy, University of Guelph
Jane Wong (2008), Psy.D, St. John's University
Mike F. Hull (2001)
Donna J. Woolverton (1998)
Deena Weiss (1998)
Anelise G. Araujo-Forlot (1995)
Alison Inglis (1990), Chief Psychologist at Upper Canada District School Board
Randy A. Silverman (1989), Psychologist at Dr. Silverman & Associates

Previous lab managers

Audrey Li-Chay-Chung