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(Last updated: February 2023)

Education

Cornell University

Ph.D. in Social Psychology (Expected: Spring 2027)

M.A. in Social Psychology (Expected: Spring 2025)

Lee University

B.A. in Psychology (Spring 2021)

Positions

Cornell University

Graduate Researcher (Fall 2022 - Present)

Lab Manager, Applied Moral Psychology Lab (Fall 2021 - Summer 2022)

Lee University

Data Analyst, NSF IUSE SUMMIT-P Grant (Summer 2021)

Sona Systems Administrator (Fall 2019 - Spring 2021)

Research Assistant, Poole Lab (Fall 2018 - Spring 2021)

Honors & Awards

Cornell University

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, $37,000/year for three years (Fall 2022 - Present)

Sage Fellowship, $35,000/year for two years (Fall 2022 - Present)

Cornell Conference Grant, $400 (Spring 2023)

SPSP Graduate Travel/Registration Award, $500 (Fall 2022)

Lee University

Psychology Discipline Award (Spring 2021)

Honor Scholarship, $2,000/semester for six semesters (Fall 2018 - Spring 2021)

Presidential Scholarship, $22,000 (Fall 2017 - Spring 2021)

Tennessee HOPE Scholarship, $17,000 (Fall 2017 - Spring 2021)

Papers

Under Review


Poole, B. D., Johnson, S. G., & Milliron, S. G. (2022). “Did you get my email?” How email use may impact perceptions of professors.


In Preparation


Milliron, S. G., Niemi, L., Doris, J. M, & Smith-Crowe, K. (2022). Moral agency and compliance at work.

Presentations

Conferences


Milliron, S. G., & Niemi, L. (2023, February). Damaged vs. defiled: Moral reframing of sexual assault testimonies [Poster presentation]. Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA, United States.


Milliron, S. G. (2022, October). Preference for pain and pleasure [Oral presentation]. Moral Psychology Research Group Annual Meeting, Ithaca, NY, United States.


Milliron, S., Storey, J., & Poole, B. D. (2021, March). Thinking in black and white: Political extremities and moral objectivity [Poster presentation]. Southeastern Psychological Association 67th Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, United States.

 

Milliron, S. (2020, April). Values and virtues: Character strengths, moral foundations, and political ideologies [Poster presentation]. Southeastern Psychological Association 66th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, United States. (Conference canceled)

 

Wilhelm, A., Milliron, S., Johnson, V., Clark, T., & Poole, B. D. (2020, April). Be kind to yourself: Self-compassion, self-esteem, and motivation [Poster presentation]. Southeastern Psychological Association 66th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, United States. (Conference canceled)

 

Haynes, E., Rutledge, R., Morris, H., Johnson, V., Milliron, S., Brock, S., & Poole, B. D. (2019, March). Approach, avoid, or pay attention: Shame, guilt, and attentional scope [Poster presentation]. Southeastern Psychological Association 65th Annual Meeting, Jacksonville, FL, United States.


Symposiums


Milliron, S., Frandsen, S., & Katz, S. (2021, July). Differences in trait empathy between Deontologists and Utilitarians [Poster presentation]. In K. Gray (Director), 1st annual CSMU symposium [Symposium]. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, United States.

 

Milliron, S., Storey, J., & Poole, B. D. (2021, April). Thinking in black and white: Political extremities and moral objectivity [Poster presentation]. In J. L. Sargent (Chair), 11th annual Ollie J. Lee symposium [Symposium]. Lee University, Cleveland, TN, United States.

 

Milliron, S. (2020, May). Are you hurt? The impact of labeled beliefs on moral emotions [Oral presentation]. In J. L. Sargent (Chair), 10th annual Ollie J. Lee symposium [Symposium]. Lee University, Cleveland, TN, United States.

 

Milliron, S., Lobo, T., Yates, L., Stadler, M., & Poole, B. D. (2020, May). White privilege vs. white disadvantage: The impact of framing on racism and emotions [Oral presentation]. In J. L. Sargent (Chair), 10th annual Ollie J. Lee symposium [Symposium]. Lee University, Cleveland, TN, United States.

 

Wilhelm, A., Milliron, S., Johnson, V., Clark, T., & Poole, B. D. (2020, May). Be kind to yourself: Self-compassion, self-esteem, and motivation [Poster presentation]. In J. L. Sargent (Chair), 10th annual Ollie J. Lee symposium [Symposium]. Lee University, Cleveland, TN, United States.

 

Wilhelm, A., Poole, B. D., Milliron, S., & Albright, M. (2020, May). Blushing during embarrassment and exposure: Social comparison and social desirability [Oral presentation]. In J. L. Sargent (Chair), 10th annual Ollie J. Lee symposium [Symposium]. Lee University, Cleveland, TN, United States.

 

Milliron, S., & Milliron, J. T. (2019, April). Come into my world: The impact of virtual reality on empathy [Poster presentation]. In J. L. Sargent (Chair), 9th annual Ollie J. Lee symposium [Symposium]. Lee University, Cleveland, TN, United States.

 

Haynes, E., Rutledge, R., Morris, H., Johnson, V., Milliron, S., Brock, S., & Poole, B. D. (2019, April). Approach, avoid, or pay attention: Shame, guilt, and attentional scope [Oral presentation]. In J. L. Sargent (Chair), 9th annual Ollie J. Lee symposium [Symposium]. Lee University, Cleveland, TN, United States.

Teaching Experience

Cornell University

Senior Thesis Advisor, Eric West (Fall 2022 - Present)

Lecturer, AMP Lab Seminar Series (Summer 2022)

Lee University

Tutor, Statistics (Fall 2019 - Spring 2021)

Teaching Assistant, The Science of Well-Being (Spring 2020)

Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Research Methods (Fall 2019)

Miscellaneous

Affiliate, Cornell Center for Social Sciences @ Cornell University (Spring 2023 - Present)

Speaker, Roth IRA Workshop @ Cornell University (Fall 2022)

Affiliate, Center for the Science of Moral Understanding @ UNC Chapel Hill (Fall 2021 - Present)

Member, Next-Gen Psych Scholars Program @ UMN Twin Cities (Summer 2021 - Summer 2022)

Panelist, Moral Psychology Research Lab @ Harvard University (Summer 2022)

Panelist, Nexus Scholars Program @ Cornell University (Summer 2022)

Guest Editor, Marginalia Science (December 2021)

Proofreader, The Moral Psychology of Victimization in the Oxford Handbook of Moral Psychology (Fall 2021)