Dr. Christine Reyna

Episode 4: Dr. Christine Reyna

Christine Reyna received her Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles and is currently a Professor of Psychology at DePaul University in Chicago. She is the founder of the Social and Intergroup Perceptions Lab focusing on the study of stereotypes, prejudice, and group conflict with an emphasis on how people legitimize prejudice. She has examined these issues and their consequences on political and social policies including issues related to racism, affirmative action, LGBT policies, immigration, policing, and White nationalism. On a personal note, she is Latina, loves adventure sports, wandering the wilderness, Halloween, and Harry Potter. She developed a college-level class called Harry Potter and the Hero’s Journey that examines Joseph Campbell’s Hero with a Thousand Faces through the lens of Harry Potter.

Learn more about Dr. Reyna: https://csh.depaul.edu/faculty-staff/faculty-a-z/Pages/psychology/christine-reyna.aspx