Ruth Warner received her B.S. in Psychology from Arizona State University and her PhD in Social Psychology from the University of Kansas. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Saint Louis University and coordinator for admissions for the Experimental Psychology Graduate Program. Her research interests include the meaning people make of intergroup and interpersonal victimization as well as stereotyping and prejudice.

Undergraduate classes taught: Social Psychology, The Psychology of Social Justice, Psychology and the Law, Capstone Practicum

Graduate classes taught: Advanced Social Psychology, Social Psychology of Justice


Anna is a fourth year PhD student in the social concentration in the experimental psychology program. She received her B.S. in psychology from The University of Missouri - Rolla. Her main research interest is the study of religion as a factor in shifts in personal judgments in decision making and how it relates to prejudice and in-group/out-group relations.


Mitch Lorenz is a second year graduate student in the social psychology concentration of the experimental psychology program. He received his B.A. from Simpson College and his M.S. from Western Illinois University. Mitch’s research interests include interpersonal rejection as well as prejudice and stereotyping of outgroup members.


Aaron Shilling is a doctoral student in the Experimental (Social) Psychology Program at Saint Louis University. He received his M.S. in Experimental Psychology at Western Illinois University. His main interests include the relationships between working memory and the self-concept, self-construal and self-complexity, social exclusion and facial recognition memory, and social exclusion and the goal-driven redistribution of mental resources. He is also interested in empathy, emotion regulation, parasocial relationships, and prejudice. Aaron collaborates closely with Dr. Christina Brown at Arcadia University in addition to his work with Dr. Ruth Warner.