Juliana Schroeder

2014 SPI Subaward Winner (PhD Grant)

University of Chicago

Bio: Juliana Schroeder is a Ph.D. candidate in Psychology and Business at the University of Chicago. She received her B.A. from the University of Virginia in Economics and Psychology with Highest Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa. Juliana also has an M.A. from the University of Chicago in Psychology and Statistics, and an M.B.A. from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Juliana's research explores how people navigate their social worlds. She studies two important aspects of social interactions. First, she studies how people form inferences about others. Second, she studies how people engage with others. In her research, she considers how to help people improve their relationships, reduce conflict, and increase well-being in both the workplace and in their daily lives.

Juliana's research has been published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology, Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, and the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. It has been featured by the New York Times, Newsweek, NBC, and the Today Show, and has been funded by the National Science Foundation. Juliana has also won the Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching at the University of Chicago eight times.

Prior to graduate school, Juliana worked as a consultant. She spent time working in economics and litigation consulting (Cornerstone Research), marketing consulting (Market-Bridge), and education consulting (Washington Academy).

2014 PhD Grant Award

Faculty Advisors: Nicholas Epley

Reasearch Question: Does Giving Improve Health? A Field Experiment on the Physiological Consequences of Prosociality

Abstract: * coming soon *