Negin R. Toosi is an experimental social psychologist with a special focus on diversity and intergroup relations. Her research deals primarily with social identities such as race, gender, and religion, as well as the intersections between them. Dr. Toosi completed her undergraduate degree at Stanford University, where she double-majored in Psychology and International Relations, and wrote her honors thesis under the supervision of Jennifer Eberhardt. She received her Ph.D. in 2011 from Tufts University where she worked with Nalini Ambady and Sam Sommers, and subsequently completed a post-doc with Kathy Phillips at Columbia Business School. Her work has been featured in Psychological Bulletin, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Social Psychology and Personality Science, and other academic journals.
Wang, E. J., Toosi, N. R., & Ambady, N. (2009). Nonverbal dialects: Culture and person perception. In C-Y. Chiu, Y.Y. Hong, S. Shavitt, & R. S. Wyer, Jr (Eds.)Understanding Culture: Theory, Research, and Application (pp. 289-298). New York: Psychology Press.