Matt is a second year PhD student in the Social Psychology program. Matt is proud to be a queer scientist. Matt's research has two main interests. First, Matt study's the ways racial stereotyping and prejudice maintain socioeconomic racial inequalities, and vice-versa. Second, Matt is interested in the impact of media representation of people with marginalized racial identities on prejudice and belonging. Outside of research, the opportunity to be a mentor is one of Matt's favorite opportunities as a graduate student.