Jenniffer Wong Chavez

Jenniffer Wong Chavez
  • Graduate Student

Contact Info


Advisor: Dr. Chris Crandall
Research Lab: Crandall Research Lab

I'm interested in intergroup threat/conflict, factors contributing to prejudice, and interventions aimed at reducing and confronting prejudice. Additionally, I'm interested in how popular media maintains stereotypes and how it may be used in prejudice reduction work.


M.A. in Psychology (Option in Psychological Research), California State University, Long Beach, 2022
B.S. in Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2019


My current work examines reactions to group threat (i.e., threat to Whiteness) and perceptions of immigrants (e.g., colorism) in the U.S.

Selected Publications

Alt, N. P., Wong Chavez, J., Dickter, C. L., & Shih, M. J. (2022) Power and the confrontation of sexism: The effects of trait-level and manipulated power on confronting behavior. The Journal of Social Psychology.