Kate Turetsky, Ph.D., is a recent doctoral student at Columbia who worked with Dr. Valerie Purdie-Greenaway, and defended in 2019. Kate earned her B.A. in Psychology and Studio Art from Amherst College in 2012, and spent the following year as a fellow in a neuropsychology lab at the National Institute of Mental Health. She is broadly interested in social inequality, group identity, intergroup relations, and stigma, with a particular focus on studying these topics through theory-driven intervention research in order to understand and address social problems. Her recent work examines these issues through the lens of social network analysis. Please visit her website for more information.