Danielle Young

Assistant Professor

Psychology

Education

Postdoctoral Associate, Rutgers University

PhD, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

MA, San Francisco State University

BA, Wellesley College

Courses Taught

  • PSYC 150      Roots: Psychology
  • PSYC 321      Social Psychology
  • PSYC 322      Advanced Research Methods
  • PSYC 347      Contemporary Theories in Personality
  • Publications and Scholarly Activities

    Select Publications

    Young, D. M., Sanchez, D. T., & Wilton, L. S. (in press). Biracial perception in black and white: How Black and White perceivers respond to phenotype and racial identity cues. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology.

     Young, D. M., Sanchez, D.T., & Wilton, L.W. (2015). Too rich for diversity: Socioeconomic status influences sociocultural impressions of Latino targets. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy.  Early View, Published online in advance of print publication http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/asap.12104/abstract

    Chaney, K. E., Young, D. M., Sanchez, D. T. (in press). Confrontation’s health outcomes and promotion of egalitarianism (C-HOPE) framework. Translational Issues in Psychological Science.

    Sanchez, D. T., Himmelstein, M. S., Young, D. M., & Albuja, A. (in press). Confronting as autonomy promotion: Speaking up against discrimination may protect against psychological distress in racial minorities. Journal of Health Psychology.

    Sanchez, D. T., Young, D. M., & Pauker, K. (2015). Exposure to racial ambiguity influences lay theories of race. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 6, 382-390.

    Himmelstein, M. S. + Young, D. M. +, Sanchez, D. T., & Jackson, J. S. (2015). Vigilance in the discrimination-stress model for Black Americans. Psychology & Health, 30, 253-267.

    Young, D. M., Moss-Racusin, C. A., & Sanchez, D. T. (2014). Implicit agency, communality, and perceptual congruence in couples: Implications for relationship health. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 55, 133-138.

    Young, D. M., Levinson, J., & Sinnett, S. (2014). Innocent until primed:  Mock jurors' racially biased response to the presumption of innocence. PLOS One.

    Levinson, J., Smith, R., Young, D. M. (2014). Devaluing death: An empirical study of implicit racial bias on jury-eligible citizens in six death penalty states. New York University Law Review, 89, 513-581.

    Vargas, E., Young, D. M., & Sanchez, D. T. (2014). Biracial ancestry and socioeconomic status in acculturation perception. Journal of Interpersonal Relations, Intergroup Relations and Identity, 7, 74-84.

    Young, D. M., Sanchez, D.T., & Wilton, L.W. (2013). At the crossroads of race: Racial ambiguity and biracial identification influence psychological essentialist thinking. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 19, 461-467.

    Young, D. M., Rudman, L.A., Buettner, H. M., & McLean, M. C. (2013). The influence of female role models on women’s implicit science cognitions. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 37, 283-292.

    Gaither, S. E., Wilton, L. W., Young, D. M. (2013). Perceiving a presidency in Black (and White): Four years later. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy. Published first online.

    Select Presentations

    Tronosco, S., Hernandez, M., Young, D. M., & Sanchez, D. T.  (May 2015). Beyond male/female: Gender assessment type can reduce gender essentialism. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY.

    Hernandez, M., Tronosco, S., Young, D. M., & Sanchez, D. T.  (May 2015). Breaking the binary:Non-binary cues can influence certainty about gender categories. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY.

    Young, D. M., Sanchez, D. T. (February 2015).What are you?: Ambiguity in the racial categorization process. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, CA.

    Young, D. M., Sanchez, D. T. (October 2014). Ambiguity and cue incongruence in the racial categorization process. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the New England Psychological Association, Lewiston, ME.

    Young, D. M., Rudman, L.A., Buettner, H. M., & McLean, M. C. (May 2014). Seeing is believing: The influence of female role models on women’s implicit science cognitions. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

    Young, D. M., Sanchez, D. T., & Wilton, L. S. (January 2013). At the crossroads of race: Racial ambiguity and biracial identification influence psychological essentialist thinking. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

    Young, D. M., Sanchez, D. T., Wilton, L.S. (June 2012). The disadvantage in racial categorization: Socioeconomic status and biracial categorization. Paper presented at the bi-annual meeting of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Charlotte, NC.