The Center for Excellence in Applied Psychology (CEAP)

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Welcome to the Center for Excellence in Applied Psychology (CEAP).  This program oversees services provided by faculty and graduate students at Rider University.  These services focus on meeting the needs of our local community members as well as contributing empirical findings to the psychological community at large.

About Our Department

To find out more about CEAP, please contact:

Headshot of Elaine Scorpio
Chairperson & Associate Professor
Science Hall 319D

Syracuse University, Social Psychology

Dr. Scorpio is a social psychologist whose interests are focused on the impact of stereotyping and biases on social perception, judgment and decision making. She has studied the role of gender and racial biases on judgments in many different contexts. Of particular interest are the effects of gender stereotypes on perceptions of female leaders. Dr. Scorpio teaches Introductory Psychology and Research/ Statistics as well as courses in various areas of social psychology.