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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

Teaching

Courses

An introduction to analysis of quantitative data in psychology, including probability, descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, analysis of variance and data analysis by computer.

An introduction to analysis of quantitative data in psychology, including probability, descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, analysis of variance and data analysis by computer.

Fundamentals of research methodology in psychological research including literature review, hypothesis generation, design, measurement, statistical analysis, ethics and APA format writing style. Emphasis on the selected cognate content areas of social and personality psychology.

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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