I am Hyesung Grace Hwang, a PhD candidate in Developmental Psychology at Washington University in St. Louis Psychological & Brain Sciences Department.
I am investigating how social cognition develops, specifically how social exclusion and discrimination develops in early childhood. I am deeply interested in how children learn to categorize and view people based on race and accents and how diversity present in early social environments could influence their development.
I am currently training with Dr. Lori Markson at the Cognition & Development Lab.
In the summer of 2018, I will be starting as a Post-Doctoral fellow at the University of Chicago with Dr. Amanda Woodward at the Infant Learning and Development Laboratory.