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Roman Angel Gallardo is a doctoral student in the Behavioral Science program at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. In 2019, he received his BA in Psychology from Sonoma State University as a Ronald E. McNair Scholar. After graduation, Roman spent three years in the Peace and Conflict Neuroscience Lab at the University of Pennsylvania researching the psychological roots of intergroup conflict.

Research Interests

Roman is broadly interested in intergroup relations, with a focus on stigmatized groups. More specifically, Roman has three lines of interests: the predictors of prejudice and discrimination, why and how group disparities persist, and the psychological factors underlying intergroup conflict.

Selected Publications

Gallardo, R. A., Hameiri, B., Moore-Berg, S. L., & Bruneau, E. (2021). The collective praise intervention: A brief intervention highlighting prosocial behavior reduces hostility towards Muslims. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 13684302211021665.

Moore-Berg, S. L., Bernstein, K.,* Gallardo, R. A.,* Hameiri, B.,* Littman, R.,* O’Neil, S.,* & Pasek, M. H.* (2022). Translating science for peace: Benefits, challenges, and recommendations. Invited submission for Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology.