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Eliana Hadjiandreou M.A.

Eliana Hadjiandreou, M.A.

Biography:

Eliana is a 3rd-year graduate student in the EMP Lab. Before entering graduate school, she was lab manager for the EMP Lab from 2016-2018. Eliana attended Clark University on a CASP Fulbright scholarship and graduated with a Psychology major and a Cultural Studies and Communication minor. Eliana is currently funded by the A.G. Leventis Foundation to study how parochial empathy can lead to constructive outcomes, and is additionally interested in how norms of selfishness shape our perceptions of over-empathizers. Eliana has been additionally funded by Penn State's McCourtney Institute for Democracy to study the effects of deterministic beliefs about political affiliation, and is broadly interested in how political ideology shapes perceptions of non-moral content. Eliana is also a collaborator on a multi-country project examining victim consciousness in contexts of political conflict, led by Dr. Johanna Vollhardt.

Research Interests:

Emotional and cognitive motivations, decisionmaking surrounding empathy and altruism