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OUR TEAM AT UCONN
Dimitris Xygalatas, Principal Investigator
Dimitris is an Associate Professor in the departments of Anthropology and Psychological Sciences. His research primarily focuses on cultural practices that soothe, excite, unite and divide humans, such as ritual, sports, and music.
Steve S. Medeiros, Graduate Researcher
Steve is a PhD student in Anthropology at UConn, a US Army Military Police Corps veteran, and Associate Director of the William Joiner Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences (WJI). He uses an interdisciplinary methodology to understand the cultural, cognitive, and biological underpinnings and mechanisms of social cohesion in small groups in relation to conflict and cooperation.
Meara Geraty, Graduate Researcher
Meara is a graduate student in Psychology at UConn. Her interdisciplinary research focuses on the cognitive science of religion, especially the interrelations between religiosity/spirituality, meaning, and wellbeing, and the evolving nature of religiosity in secular contexts.
Matthew Jané, Graduate Researcher
Caitrin Hall, Graduate Researcher
Cat is a doctoral student in the Center for the Ecological Study of Perception & Action at the Department of Psychological Sciences at UConn, where she is affiliated with the dyscord lab, led by Alex Paxton. Her research focuses on interpersonal coordination and group behavioral dynamics, and how social contexts influence health outcomes.
Gabriela Baranowski Pinto
Aia Ahmed Kattaya
OUR TEAM IN MAURITIUS
Alexia Chung Tsien
Ishina Krishee Tilloo
Yashila Devi Ramkalam
Yuthika Rupali Bhowon
Varsha D. Ramdhunee
Afiifah Munganee Mea
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