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Jennifer Fugate

Associate Professor

Psychology

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Liberal Arts 386

Education

2008Emory UniversityPhD
1999University of WI - MadisonBS

Teaching

  • Social psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Social constructionism
  • Statistics and research methods
  • Graduate seminar in social psychology

Teaching

Programs

Research

Research Activities

  • The effect of emotion words on emotion perception
  • Emotion granularity and its effects on emotional experience and perception
  • Cross-cultural structure of emotions - Metaphors, Colors, and Emojis
  • Embodied Cognition and Classroom Learning

Research

Research Interests

  • Facial expressions
  • Emotion
  • Social categorization
  • Language
  • Embodied cognition

Select publications

  • Fugate, J.M.B. & Franco, C.L. (tba).
    A review of electronic facial expression research and its relationship to “basic” emotions
    Frontiers in Psychology (Special Edition Nonverbal Communication)
  • Fugate, J.M.B., O’Hare, A.J., Emmanuel, W.J. (2018).
    Emotion words: Facing Change
    Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 79, 264-274.
  • Fugate, J.M.B., Gendron, M., Nakashima, S., & Barrett, L.F. (2018).
    Emotion words: Adding face value
    Emotion, 5(4), 693-706.
  • Dr. Fugate was awarded Scholar of the Year in 2020
  • Dr. Fugate was featured in Malcolm Gladwell's 2019 best seller, Talking to Strangers

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