Jaz Mendez is a graduate student in the Academic Research Master's program in Psychology with an emphasis in Social Psychology
Thesis Supervisor: Amber Gaffney
Jaz’s interests include social identity, intergroup relations, and political issues. Jaz integrates these interests in her thesis by examining how criticism of not just the individual, but a group’s leader, might influence individuals’ perception of their social identity and responses to intergroup relations. Jaz is currently working with underrepresented communities with an understanding of social identities impact within socio-political systems.