Faculty Profile for Dr. Jessica Lynn Cascio

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Dr. Jessica Lynn Cascio
Senior Lecturer — Psychology
ADC 266
phone: (512) 245-7347

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Ph.D. (2017) Florida State University
Program: Social Psychology
Advisor: Dr. Ashby Plant
Dissertation: Concerns about Misidentification as Gay/Lesbian and Fear of Sexual Advances.

M.S. (2010, May) Lamar University
Major: Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Advisors: Dr. Judith Mann, Dr. James Esser

B.S. (2008, August) Lamar University
Major: Psychology
Minor: Criminal Justice
Graduated summa cum laude

Teaching Interests

Social Psychology
Personality Psychology
Research Methods 1 and 2
Introduction to Psychology

Research Interests

Incorporating diversity in the classroom
Concealable stigma
Sexual orientation
Diversity/safe zone training
Racial prejudice
Moral motivations
Moral licensing

Selected Service Activities

Psychology Department Student Awards Committee
Psychology Department Inclusive Excellence Committee
monthly faculty meetings