Diana J Leonard
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Area of Specialty: Social and Political Psychology
- Psy 260: Social Psychology
- Psy 300: Research Methods
- Psy 398: Social Norms
- Psy 465: Advanced Social Psychology
Dr. Leonard studies how the emotions we feel as a consequence of our social identities alter three processes: intergroup reconciliation, perceived group victimization, and reactions to group disadvantage.
- Leonard, D.J., & Arango, G. (2013). The Dynamic Life Cycle of Live Action Role-Play Communities. In Bowman, S.L. (Ed.), Wyrdcon Companion Book 2013, Academic Section.
- Leonard, D. J., Mackie, D. M., & Smith, E. R. (2011). Emotional responses to intergroup apology mediate intergroup forgiveness and retribution. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 1198-1206.
- Leonard, D. J., Moons, W. G., Mackie, D. M., & Smith, E. R. (2010). We’re mad as hell and we’re not going to take it anymore: anger self-stereotyping and collective action. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 14, 99-111.
- Moons, W. G., Leonard, D. J., Mackie, D. M., & Smith, E. R. (2009). I feel our pain: antecedents and consequences of emotional self-Stereotyping. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 45, 760-769.
Ph.D. University of California, Santa Barbara 2012; B.A. Northwestern University 2004