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Hello! I'm a fifth year PhD Candidate in the psychology department at Tufts University. I investigate person perception from two perspectives of intergroup contact: non-stigmatized and stigmatized individuals’. In one line of work, I examine mental representations of social groups and whether exposure to typical versus atypical group members leads to stereotype change. In another, I examine how a perceiver’s identity as a stigmatized group member influences face-processing. Because non-stigmatized targets have relatively higher status, I propose that stigmatized perceivers deploy more effort to form accurate impressions of them.