M i k e y P a s e
Ph.D. Student in Social PsychologyTel: (215) 407-0581Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgWeb:www.mikeypasek.com
Eisendrath Legislative Assistant, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, Washington, D.C. - August 2012-Present
One of ﬁve recent graduates selected for a competitive social justice fellowship on Capitol Hill. Core issue portfolioincludes civil rights, afﬁrmative action, hate crimes, Middle East peace, crime and criminal justice, and gun violenceprevention. Organized an interfaith congressional call-in day to prevent gun violence with over 10,000 participants, andeight weekly educational conferences for high school youth.
Regional Co-Chair, J Street U, New England - 2011-2012
Co-chaired campus operations for J Street U in New England, a progressive political organization working to secure apeaceful two-state resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conﬂict.
Research Assistant, Research Center for Group Dynamics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI - Summer 2011
Served as a research assistant to both Dr. Eric Dubow and Dr. Paul Boxer. Ran participants and performed independentsocial psychological research pertaining to intergroup relations, prejudice, childhood aggression, and violence.
Ash Intern, HIAS and Council Migration Services, Philadelphia, PA - Summer 2010
Performed case and ﬁeldwork, coordinated medical care, housing, and services for refugee families.
Intern, Foreign Policy Research Institute - Summer 2009
Conducted independent research on Latin American affairs, including political unrest in Honduras.
Assistant Study Conductor, Temple University Infant Lab, Ambler, PA - Summer 2008
Assisted in graduate level research alongside doctoral students.
Student Group Leader, Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA - 2007 - 2008
Led students in intergroup dialogue and prejudice reduction exercises with the Walking the Walk program.
Ph.D. Student, Social Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA - Degree Expected in 2018
First-year graduate student working with Dr. Jonathan E. Cook. Research focus on prejudice and stereotyping, social identity,group dynamics, and intergroup relations.
Bachelor of Arts, Honors, Bates College, Lewiston, ME - 2012
Self designed major in political psychology, minor in religious studies, with a concentration in culture and meaningHonors thesis: “In Defense of Israel: How Social Context Affects Jewish Americans’ Moral Reasoning”Senior Class Co-President * Co-President of the Bates College Hillel * President’s Advisory Committee * Dean’s AdvisoryCommittee * Baccalaureate Planning Committee Co-Chair* Committee to Rewrite College Mission Statement
Semester Study Abroad, University of Cape Town, South Africa - Spring 2011
Goalkeeper for the University of Cape Town Firsts/Seconds Soccer Club