Department of Psychological Sciences

Sara Driskell

Sara Driskell

Sara Driskell


109 Thach Hall
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  • 2018, Ph.D., Social Psychology (Minor in Social Neuroscience), Indiana University, Bloomington
  • 2005, B.A. , Psychology and Studies of Women and Gender, University of Virginia

About Sara Driskell
Visiting Assistant Professor

Dr. Driskell received her B.A. in Psychology and Studies of Women and Gender from the University of Virginia in 2005. She received her Ph. D. in Social Psychology (minor in social neuroscience) from Indiana University, Bloomington in 2018, after which she joined Auburn University's Department of Psychological Sciences also in 2018. Dr. Driskell's research involves looking at intergroup processes in applied social psychology, including how groups perceive and interact with each other and the consequences of group membership in a variety of modern contexts, including the classroom, the workplace, and the courtroom.

Classes Taught

PSYC 2010: Introduction to Psychology

PSYC 3580: Social Psychology

Representative Publications

  • Driskell, S. (2018). Neurophysiological Studies of Visual Emotion Perception of Crowds (Doctoral dissertation, Indiana University).‚Äč
  • Trawalter, S., Driskell, S., & Davidson, M. N. (2016). What is good isn't always fair: on the Unintended effects of framing diversity as good. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy16(1), 69-99.

Last Updated: October 20, 2020