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Micaela Varela

PhD in Psychology and Social Intervention Student


Program: PhD in Psychology and Social Intervention

Year entered Program: 2021

Research Interests: Social psychology, intergroup conflict, collective action, social movements, political violence

Principal Advisor(s): Dr. Rezarta Bilali

Research Description/Bio: 

Micaela Varela (she/her) is a PhD student in NYU Steinhardt's Psychology and Social Intervention program. Micaela researches intergroup relations and conflict, and is interested in applied initiatives that promote social change through social norms. Before coming to NYU, Micaela graduated as a Psychologist from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC), and worked as a lab manager and research assistant at PUC's Social Psychology Lab.

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