The Social Cognition of Social Justice Laboratory

Purdue University

Department of Psychological Sciences

703 Third Street

West Lafayette, IN 47907

(765) 494-4833

Prospective Postdoctoral Fellows

Dr. Erin Hennes invites applications for full-time postdoctoral fellow positions in advanced quantitative methods as part of a five-year NIH-funded interdisciplinary project developing improved methods for statistical power analysis. The priority deadline is February 21,2020, but all applications will be considered until the positions are filled. Start date is negotiable but no later than August 17, 2020. Postdoctoral fellows will be co-advised by Dr. Hennes and Dr. Sean Lane. More information can be found here. Questions about the positions can be addressed to Dr. Hennes at or Dr. Lane at

Prospective Doctoral Students

Dr. Erin Hennes will consider new graduate students for Fall 2020. She is recruiting students interested in her substantive research in social justice, political psychology, biased information processing, and intergroup relations, as well as those interested in advanced quantitative methods. More information about the advanced quantitative methods positions is available here. Prospective graduate students for either lab should contact Dr. Erin Hennes at

Prospective Undergraduate Research Assistants

Dr. Erin Hennes may hire highly motivated new research assistants throughout the year. Interested undergraduate students and recent graduates should complete and submit an application found here for the Social Cognition of Social Justice Lab and here for the SuperPower research team, and indicate whether they are interested in obtaining PSY 390 course credit or participating in the lab as a volunteer.

The Hennes Social Cognition of Social Justice Lab is an inclusive and diverse team of scholars. We welcome individuals of all identities, backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Dr. Hennes has completed Safe Zone, Trans Inclusion, and Green Zone training.