Curriculum Vitae

Michael H. Pasek
Ph.D. Student Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University 140 Moore Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16801 Phone: (215) 407 0581 |Email: michael@michaelhpasek.com |Web: www.michaelhpasek.com RESEARCH INTERESTS Prejudice and Stereotyping, Social Identity, Group Dynamics, Intergroup Relations, Political Psychology EDUCATION The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania Ph.D. Student in Social Psychology Advisor: Jonathan E. Cook, Ph.D. First Year Bates College, Lewiston, Maine B.A. Honors in Political Psychology Minor: Religious Studies Honors Thesis: “In Defense of Israel: How Social Context Affect’s Jewish Americans’ Moral Reasoning.” Senior Class Co-President * Co-President of the Bates College Hillel * President’s Advisory Committee * Baccalaureate Planning Committee Co-Chair * Committee to Rewrite College Mission Statement The University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa Semester Study Abroad AWARDS University Graduate Fellow, The Pennsylvania State University Honored with the most prestigious graduate award at The Pennsylvania State University. Dare to Understand Award, Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia First-ever youth to be honored for investment in the Interfaith Center’s effort to put an end to religious prejudice and invest in new strategies that deepen the fabric of understanding. Present 2011

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Benjamin E. Mays, Class of 1920, Award, Bates College Awarded by the faculty and administration to the senior who most exemplifies the values of Dr. Benjamin E. Mays, in academic excellence, service to others, and moral leadership. The award’s namesake served as mentor to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and as president of Morehouse College. College Key Alumni Honors Society, Bates College Elected as one of 22 members of the graduating class into the College Key, the alumni honors society of Bates College. Mayoral Commendation, City of Lewiston, Maine Recognized at City Council for founding College Night in Town, a collaborative. that brought over 400 students into the Lewiston/Auburn community to celebrate the relationship between the towns and the college, featuring over 30 performances at 20 local venues. First Prize, First Year Seminar Writing Prize, Bates College Selected for the top essay written in any of the mandatory first-year seminar writing classes. RELATED EXPERIENCE

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Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, Washington, District of Columbia Eisendrath Legislative Assistant 2012-2013 One of five recent graduates selected for a prestigious social justice fellowship on Capitol Hill. Core issue portfolio included civil rights, gun violence prevention, and Middle East peace. Created original programming and taught more than 2,000 high school youth over eight weekends. Organized an interfaith call-in day to prevent gun violence with over 10,000 participants. Research Center for Group Dynamics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan Summer Research Assistant 2011 Serves as a research assistant to both Dr. Eric Dubow and Dr. Paul Boxer. Ran participants and performed independent social psychological research pertaining to intergroup relations, prejudice, childhood aggression, and violence. LANGUAGES English – native language French – speak with high proficiency

 

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PROFICIENCIES SPSS * STATA * E-Prime * Adobe Photoshop * Microsoft Office Suite * Apple iWork Suite * Salsa Labs MEMBERSHIPS Society for Personal and Social Psychology

 

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