Lab Manager

Nicole Duong

Nicole Duong, B.A.

Nicole Duong is a Lab Manager and Research Associate in the Social Influence Research Lab. She earned her B.A. in Psychology from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona in 2015 and is currently a PhD Student at Claremont Graduate University. Nicole manages the lab's day-to-day activities including running studies and helping train lab research assistants. She has worked on a variety of grant funded research projects ongoing in the lab.

Research interests: leadership, leader-follower communication, leadership communication, social identity, hiring practices, and organizational communication.



Duong, N. & Seyranian, V. Crisis and leadership communication influences leadership perceptions. (in preparation)


Seyranian, V., Duong, N., & Scarcelli, M. Rhetoric utilized by a leader during terrorist attacks. (in preparation)




Duong, N., & Seyranian, V. (April, 2017). How Rhetoric Influences Leadership Effectiveness: Before and After the Belgium Terrorist Attacks. Submitted for presentation at the Western Psychological Association Conference, Sacramento, California.


Duong, N., & Seyranian, V. (April, 2016). Crisis and Leadership Communication Influences Leadership Perceptions. Presented at the Western Psychological Association Conference, Long Beach, California.  


Duong, N., Egbule, P., Fejleh, Y., Langford. S., Martini, S., Romero, K., & Washington, S. (April, 2015). The Ultimate Attribution Error and Voting For Ingratiators. Presented at the Western Psychological Association Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.