Laith Alattar
alattar@umich.edu
Area of Specialization: Cognition and Perception and Social Psychology
Research Interests: Decision Making
Populations/areas: Middle East

Emre Demiralp
emredemi@umich.edu
Area of Specialization: Cognitive and Cultural neuroscience, Computational modelling
Research Interests: Cultural Neuroscience, Imagining Methods, Memory, Depression, Attention
Populations/areas: North Americans; Japan; Turkey; Egypt

Igor Grossmann
igrossm@umich.edu
Area of Specialization: Social Psychology
Research Interests: Emotion-regulation, Cognitive styles and Wisdom
Populations/areas: North Americans across age and class; Western and Eastern Europe; rural and urban Russia

Chiemi Kan
chiemik@umich.edu
Research Interests: Positive Functioning, Eastern and Western cultures,
Emotion Experiences
Populations/areas: U.S., Japan.

Sasha Kimel
skimel@umich.edu
Area of Specialization: Social Psychology
Research Interests: American culture, Social Cognition, Globalization, Social-Neuroscience, Health
Populations/areas: U.S., working- and middle-class, regional variation, religion

Jinkyung Na
jinna@umich.edu
Area of Specialization: Social Psychology
Research Interests: Motivation, Social Cognition, Aging
Population/areas: East Asians & North Americans

Jiyoung Park
pjiyoung@umich.edu
Research interests: Cultural similarities and differences in self, cognition, and Well-Being
Populations/areas: American, Korean, Japanese, Chinese and Asian American

Michael Varnum
mvarnum@umich.edu
Department of Psychology
Area of Specialization: social psychology, cultural psychology
Research Interests: Cultural and social class differences in holistic vs. analytic cognition & independence/interdependence, cultural change, acculturation, wisdom, aging
Populations of Interest: Central and Eastern Europe, Western Europe, US

Jodi Whitaker
jodiwhit@umich.edu
Department of Psychology
Area of Specialization: social psychology
Research Interests: Media effects, emotion regulation between Eastern and Western cultures; interaction of media and culture
Populations of Interest: North-Americans; Japanese

Irene Yeh
ireney@umich.edu
Research Interests: Ethnic and religious identities, Implicit theories
(fixed and malleable) about intergroup conflict, Perceptions of
justice, Diversity and multiculturalism, Intergroup dialogue
Populations/ Areas: Hui Muslim minority in China, East Asia, Ethnic
minorities in the U.S. (American Indians, Asian Americans), Immigrant
groups.