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Sara Driskell

Sara Driskell


Psychological Sciences

Sara Driskell

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PhD, Indiana University, Bloomington

BA, University of Virginia

About Me

Sara Driskell received her BA in psychology and women and gender studies from the University of Virginia in 2005. She received her PhD in social psychology (minor in social neuroscience) from Indiana University, Bloomington in 2018, after which she joined Auburn University's Department of Psychology also in 2018. Driskell's research involves looking at intergroup processes in applied social psychology, including how groups perceive and interact with each other and the consequences of group membership in a variety of modern contexts, including the classroom, the workplace, and the courtroom.


  • Driskell, S. (2018). Neurophysiological Studies of Visual Emotion Perception of Crowds (Doctoral dissertation, Indiana University).​
  • Trawalter, S., Driskell, S., & Davidson, M. N. (2016). What is good isn't always fair: on the Unintended effects of framing diversity as good. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy16(1), 69-99.

Courses Taught

  • PSYC 2010: Introduction to Psychology
  • PSYC 3580: Social Psychology