Nicole’s Page

Letter dates and locations

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Basic info and our specific interactions

  • My current CV
  • My cover letter (rough draft)
  • My research philosophy (rough draft)
  • My teaching philosophy (rough draft)
  • My service philosophy (rough draft)
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  • We met in FA2010 when I took Media and the Body (where gave my first Prezi!)
  • My proposal from that class was Real Ideal, which we turned into a full study; it was accepted at ICA London 2013. Then we collected a control group after some journal rejects and now it’s close to going out for review again
  • You helped Teresa and I develop a scale to visually measure bust size discrepancy that is still (barely) kicking around
  • You helped me write a grant proposal for $750 from Kinsey for Real Ideal but it was not awarded; you also wrote a letter for me for this
  • I was your research assistant during FA2012 & SP2013 (link to your evaluation of me)
    • I helped you and Robby Ratan develop and run a survey using Mechanical Turk to assess children-parent mediation of video game usage; it will be presented at NCA in November and is currently under review at Journal of Family Issues
    • We worked on real ideal during this time and sent it out to Sex Roles or Body Image (can’t remember which) but got rejected
    • Headed up a paper on kids literacy and game usage with You, Jake, and Rebecca; it was accepted at AEJMC 2013 and is under review at Journal of Children and Media
    • I made that big survey with 24(?) conditions about race in movies

My research

  • I research the processing and effects of video game violence
  • I’m interested in the intersection between moral psychology and media processing and effects
  • I often try to use evolutionary and social psychology to inform my work
  • I currently have 2 publications (one open access)
  • I have 1 published abstract
  • I have 3 articles under review
  • I’ve had 9 conference papers accepted (w/one award; see below)
  • I’ve had 3 conference panels accepted
  • I’ve been a research assistant for 3 semesters at IU (1.5 years)

My teaching

  • Of the 10 semesters of being an AI, 5 of those had discussion sections (2.5 years)
  • I’ve also given 10 guest lectures during my time at IU

My service

  • I’ve reviewed for the Cyberpsych, Networking, and Behavior journal twice
  • I’ve reviewed for the Human Ethology Bulletin journal once
  • I’ve reviewed for three different conferences
  • I’ve been the GPSO rep for one year
  • I’ve served the department in the following roles: faculty rep, webmaster for the ICR, faculty search committee rep, I lead an AI training session two years, I’ve meet with potential grad students and faculty at lennies for the last 5 semesters


  • I won the COAS diss fellowship ($20K)
  • I earned a 4 year merit fellowship ($1K per annum)
  • I won 2nd place student paper for MC&S at AEJMC in 2014 ($75)
  • I won a COAS travel award ($250)


2 thoughts on “Nicole’s Page”

  1. This is amazing. Bar set for every graduate student I advise from here on out.

  2. Ha! I’m glad it works for you. I thought you’d either love it or hate it–like I’m telling you what to write or something.

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