Curriculum Vitae

Education

Ph.D. Degree in Social Psychology
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN - USA 

​2018 

Dissertation Title: Understanding the Relation Between Sexual Objectification and Ostracism

Co-Advisors: Kipling D. Williams, Ph.D and Janice R. Kelly, Ph.D

 

Certificate in Psychological Statistics (May 2015)

Graduate Teaching Certificate (April 2017, Anticipated)

M.S. Degree in Social Psychology
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN - USA

​2014

Thesis Title: The Effect of Ostracism by Strangers on Romantic Relationship Evaluations

Advisor: Kipling D. Williams, Ph.D

 

 

B.A. Degree in Psychology
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Israel

​2010

Magna Cum Laude

Grants,

Awards & 

Scholarships

2018

  • Purdue Graduate Student Government Travel Grant

  • David A. Santogrossi Graduate Instructor Award

2017

  • Florence L. Geis Memorial Honorable Mention Award, Society for the Psychology of Women (APA Div. 35), Dissertation AwardGraduate School Excellence in Teaching Award Nominee 

  • College of Health and Human Sciences Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award 

  • Purdue Research Foundation Grant 

2016

  • Purdue Graduate School Summer Research Grant 

  • Purdue Teaching Academy Graduate Teaching Award

  • Purdue Graduate Student Government Travel Grant 

  • David A. Santogrossi Graduate Teaching Assistantship Award 

2015

  • Compton Graduate Professional Development Award 

  • Purdue Graduate School Summer Research Grant 

  • Purdue University Psychological Sciences Departmental Travel Grant 

  • Purdue University Psychological Sciences Departmental Award for Graduate Research Innovation 

2011-2012

  • Ross Fellowship. A competitive fellowship for the recruitment of outstanding Ph.D-track students to graduate programs at Purdue University 

2009

  • Dean's Award. Awarded by Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Israel

2008

  • Dean's Award. Awarded by Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Israel

2007-2010

  • President's Excellency Scholarship. Awarded by Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Israel

Publications
  • Kelly, J. R., Dvir, M., & Parsons, D. M. (in press). TEMPO: A time-based system for analysis of group interaction process. In E. Brauner, M. Boos, & M. Kolbe (Ed.), Cambridge Handbook of Group Interaction Analysis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

 

  • Dvir, M., Kelly, J. R., & Williams, K. D. (2018). Is inclusion a valid control for ostracism? The Journal of Social Psychology, DOI: 10.1080/00224545.2018.1460301.

  • Hales, A. H., Dvir, M., Wesselmann, E. D., Kruger, D., & Finkenauer, C. (2018). Cellphone-induced ostracism threatens fundamental needs. The Journal of Social Psychology, DOI: 10.1080/00224545.2018.1439877.

 

  • Dvir, M., & Williams, K. D. (2018). Ostracism. In M. Bornstein (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Lifespan Human Development (pp. 1559-1561). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications Ltd.

 

  • Beşikci, E., Dvir, M., & Williams, K. D. (2017). Do people differ in their responses to ostracism? In V. Ziegler-Hill & T. K. Shackelford (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. New York, NY: Springer.

Papers 
Presented
  • Dvir, M., Kelly, J. R., & Williams, K. D. (2018, June). Ostracism: A new look at sexual objectification. Research talk to be presented at the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

 

  • Dvir, M., Kelly, J. R., & Williams, K. D. (2018, April). Is sexual objectification a form of ostracism? Research talk presented at the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

  • Dvir, M., Kelly, J. R., & Williams, K. D. (2018, April). I’m up here! Sexual objectification leads to feelings of ostracism. Research talk presented at the Midwestern Psychology Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

 

  • Dvir, M., Kelly, J. R., & Williams, K. D. (2018, March). Does sexual objectification make women feel ostracized?  Poster presented at the 19th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

 

  • Dvir, M. (2017, December). The ostracizing effects of sexual objectification. Research talk presented at the Israeli Social Psychology Conference, Herzliya, Israel.

  • Dvir, M., Kelly, J. R., & Williams, K. D. (2017, April). Sexual objectification: Partial ostracism or under the spotlight.  Paper to be presented at the Midwestern Psychology Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. 

  • Dvir, M., Kelly, J. R., & Williams, K. D. (2017, January). Introducing Cybertree: A control condition for Cyberball.  Poster  presented at the 18th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

 

  • Dvir, M., Kelly, J. R., Horrocks, B. K., & Williams, K. D. (2016, May). Does ostracism affect the perception and meaning of catcalls?  Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychology Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

 

  • Dvir, M., Daly, C. A., Tan, K., & Williams, K. D. (2016, May). A simple “Hello” can go a long way. Paper presented at the Midwestern Psychology Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

 

  • Dvir, M., Williams, K. D., & Moreland, R. L. (2016, January). Do newcomers’, full members’ and old timers’ experience of and recovery from ostracism differ? Poster presented at the 17th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.

  • Dvir, M., Ren, D., & Williams, K. D. (2015, May). Ostracism affects relationship evaluations through negative mood and control threat. Paper presented at the Midwestern Psychology Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

 

  • Dvir, M., Ren, D., & Williams, K. D. (2015, February). Does ostracism by strangers affect evaluations of individuals’ romantic partners and relationship? Poster presented at the 16th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, CA.

 

  • Dvir, M., Ren, D., & Williams, K. D. (2014, May). The Effect of Ostracism by Strangers on Romantic Relationship Evaluations. Paper presented at Midwestern Psychology Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

 

  • Dvir, M., Sands, K. J., & Arriaga, X. B. (2013, January). The uncommon association of common partner aggression with relationship-specific distress. Poster presented at the 14th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

 

  • Arriaga, X. B., Dvir, M., & Sands, K. J. (2012, July). Unique effects of partner aggression on depression and anxiety. Paper presented at the International Association for Relationship Research, Chicago, IL.

 

  • Dvir, M., Saguy, T., & Halperin, E. (2012, January). Communicating ingroup criticism: A step towards reducing misunderstandings between groups. Poster presented at the 13th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.

 

  • Birnbaum, G. E., Reis, H. T., & Dvir, M. (2010). "You turn me on": An attachment perspective on perceived partner responsiveness and sexual desires. Poster presented at the 11th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Las Vegas, NV.

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Ad Hoc
Reviews
  • Behavior Research Methods

  • Body Image

  • Emotion

  • European Journal of Social Psychology

  • Frontiers

  • Journal of Experimental Social Psychology

  • Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

  • Journal of Social and Personal Relationships

  • Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin

  • Personal Relationships

  • Psychological Research

  • Review of General Psychology

Professional
Affiliations
  • American Psychological Association (APA)

  • Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA)

  • Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP)

  • Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology

© 2015 by Maayan Dvir.