Dr. White earned her MA and PhD in Psychology, with a focus on Social/Cognitive/Neuroscience, from the University of Texas at El Paso in 2012. She joined the Psychology Department at KSU as an Assistant Professor in 2016, after four years as a faculty member at Columbus State University. At KSU, she and her students conduct research on a range of social and cultural phenomena, including stereotypes/prejudice, intergroup dynamics, morality, political ideology, and cultural influences on these phenomena. Dr. White regularly presents her work at the annual conference for the Society of Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) and has published in journals such as Psychological Bulletin, Personality and Social Psychology Review, and Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience (SCAN).
Dr. White is also passionate about classroom learning and thoroughly enjoys the courses she teaches at KSU, which include the Science of Psychology (PSYC 2000), Research Methods & Statistics (PSYC 2300), Experimental Design & Analysis (PSYC 3301), Social Psychology (PSYC 3325), Cross-Cultural Psychology (PSYC 3355), and the Psychology of Diversity (PSYC 3401).