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.
As manager of the Social Influence Research Lab, Nicole manages the lab's day-to-day activities including running studies and helping train lab research assistants.
In addition to her lab management duties, Nicole has worked on various research projects with Dr. Viviane Seyranian. First, she has tested hypotheses derived from the Social Identity Framing theory in the context of crisis communication. Second, she has examined how different types of nonverbal behavior affect outcomes for minority groups. Third, she has assisted in two grant-funded educational evaluations: (a) examining online learning outcomes and (b) evaluating the effectiveness of the MENTORES program (funded by the U.S. Department of Education).
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.