Research Interests:

Benjamin is interested in the psychological needs and cognitive biases that underlie prejudice, ideology, and morality.  He is also interested in how these needs might be satisfied or circumvented in order to facilitate positive intergroup relations. He is applying to social psychology Ph.D. programs for Fall 2013.


Hometown: Carlisle, Iowa

Undergraduate Majors: Psychology, German Language and Literature

Undergraduate Institution: Hunter College

Benjamin Ruisch