Ohio University

Zachary Roth

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Graduate Student

Year of Entry

Fall 2016

Program

Experimental Social Psychology

Adviser

Dr. Kimberly Rios

Research Interests

Zachary’s research interests are primarily in intergroup relations; more specifically, he is interested in the roles that religion, ideology, and perception of threat play in intergroup conflict.

Curriculum Vitae

Zachary Cain Roth
Department of Psychology
200 Porter Hall
Athens, Ohio 45701
740-593-1707
Email: zr460015@ohio.edu
Alt. Email: zachrycain@gmail.com

Education

Master of Science, General Experimental Psychology, May 2015

Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, May 2013

Purdue University, Fort Wayne, IN

Research Experience

Ohio University

Aug. 2016-Present

Prof. Kimberly Rios, Advisor

Western Illinois University

Aug. 2013-May 2015

Prof. Julie C. Herbstrith, Advisor

  • Examined relations between authoritarianism, personality, religiosity and implicit measures of anti-gay prejudice

Jan. 2014-Spring 2015

Prof. David Lane

  • Conducted research on anti-fat prejudice and the role of Social Dominance Orientation

Aug. 2013-Dec. 2013

Prof. Kristine Kelly

  • Conducted research on gender norm conformity, hostile and benevolent sexism across several countries

Aug. 2013-May 2014

Prof. Hiroko Sotozaki

  • Prepared participants with ERP equipment, collected, processed, and analyzing data

Indiana-Purdue University Fort Wayne

Aug. 2011-May 2013

Prof. Jay Jackson

  • Conducted research on minimal groups and stereotype consistency effects, aggression and provocation effects

Aug. 2012-May 2013

Prof. Daniel Miller

  • Examined the validity of a community building exercise from the perspective of System Justification Theory

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Aug. 2015-May 2016

Adjunct Social Sciences Instructor for Indiana Institute of Technology

Courses taught: Introduction to Psychology, Introduction to Social Psychology, Introduction to Sociology.

Aug. 2015-Dec. 2015

Adjunct Instructor for Carl Sandburg College

Courses taught: Introduction to Psychology

Jan. 2012-May 2012

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, Prof. Judy Ross, Indiana-Purdue University Fort Wayne

Taught weekly review sessions, held regular office hours, aided in test preparation, course material, and paper requirements

Jan. 2012-May 2013

Tutor at Center for Academic Support and Advancement (CASA)

Conducted one-on-one tutoring sessions in a wide variety of undergraduate psychology courses

Honors

Western Illinois University Graduate Conference Research Presentation Award – 2nd place, 2014

Peer-Reviewed Paper Presentations

Roth, Z. C., Helmers, B., & Herbstrith, J. The influence of agreeableness on prejudice and the moderating role of self-monitoring. Paper presented at the annual Western Illinois University Graduate Research Conference, February 2014

Sunami, N., Roth, Z. C., Kopatich, R., Bradshaw, H., & Hosseini, Z. Sexism and gender conformity: Differences across cultures. Paper presented at the annual Western Illinois University Graduate Research Conference, February 2014

Peer-Reviewed Poster Presentations

Roth, Z.C., & Herbstrith, J. C. Gender, motivation to control prejudice, and attitudes toward same-gender parents. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL, May 2016

Roth, Z.C., Onyeukwu, U., James, A., & Jackson, J.W. Biased interethnic memories are moderated by ethnic identity. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL, May 2016

James, A., Hernandez, E., Roth, Z.C., & Jackson, J.W. Interethnic prejudice as a function of identity and perceived conflict. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL, May 2016

Roth, Z. C., & Herbstrith, J. Predicting prejudice: Which contributes more? Religiosity or ideology? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL, May 2015

Roth, Z. C., Kiebel, E., Erikson, M., & Lane, D. The contagiousness of anti-fat prejudice in romantic relationships. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL, May 2015

Sunami, N., Roth, Z. C., Kopatich, R., Bradshaw, H., Hosseini, Z., & Kelly, K. Gender differences in pathways to sexism. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL, May 2015

Roth, Z. C., Helmers, B., & Herbstrith, J. Extraversion, motivation to respond without prejudice, and homonegativity: A moderation model. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL, May 2014

Sunami, N., Roth, Z. C., Kopatich, R., Bradshaw, H., Hosseini, Z., & Kelly, K. A cross-cultural examination of gender norms and sexism. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL, May 2014

Jackson, J., Miller, L., & Roth, Z. C. Aggressive behavior as a function of personality and provocation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL, May 2014

Jackson, J., Miller, L. & Roth, Z. C. A person x situation study of intergroup aggression. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago. IL, May 2013

Miller D. A., Tobin, E., Jackson, M., Roth, Z. C., & Noble, S. When multicultural activities backfire: The case of “Archie Bunker’s neighborhood” and system justification. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL, May 2013