Mike Dooley, MA
Mike Dooley is a fifth-year graduate student in the social and personality psychology program at UCR. He received his BS as a double major in both Psychology and Religion at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA. Before coming to UC Riverside, Mike spent 3 years working with the American Institutes for Research, an educational research non-profit, researching and developing reports on national trends in educational progress. As a graduate student, Mike conducts research on uncertainty navigation, with a focus on the interpersonal processes of managing expectations. When not hitting the books, Mike spends his free time developing new hobbies, adventuring through nature, knife throwing, and pondering the meaning of life. He is also a devoted fan of xkcd.