Elizabeth Pinel

Social Psychology

Elizabeth Pinel

Elizabeth Pinel
Associate Professor

Education
  • B.A. Hamilton College, 1992
  • Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin, 1998
C.V. (PDF)
Email: elizabeth.pinel@uvm.edu
Phone: (802) 656-8302
Room: 348

Office Hours: By appointment only

Status: On sabbatical Fall 2014 & Spring 2015

Areas
I conduct research on the self, paying special attention to the importance of feeling understood by others. This focus emerges most vividly in my work on shared subjective experience, or I-sharing. When two people I-share, they believe that they have had an identical experience, and this makes them feel less alone in their own experience of reality. Our research concentrates on the role that I-sharing plays play in liking for strangers and loved ones alike, as well as whether such experiences promote prosocial outcomes.

Other lines of inquiry concentrate on those moments when personal experience collides with societal expectations. This thread weaves through the work that I have pursued on targets of stigma as well as on minimization messages.

Laboratory

Members of the Seeing I Laboratory pursue research pertaining to the subjective self, the I. We are currently working on projects that examine the effects of shared subjective experience (i.e., I-sharing).

Accepting Graduate Students Fall 2015
Professor Pinel is potentially accepting graduate students who enter the program in the Fall of 2015.

Representative Publications


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