Engaged Scholarship: Patricia M. Rodriguez Mosquera

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The Allbritton Center for the Study of Public life supports engaged scholarship on and off the Wesleyan campus. We define “Engaged Scholarship” as partnerships of university knowledge and resources with those of the public and private sectors to enrich scholarship, research, creative activity, and public knowledge; enhance curriculum, teaching and learning; prepare educated, engaged citizens; strengthen democratic values and civic responsibility; address and help solve critical social problems; and contribute to the public. A compendium of engaged scholarship and service by Wesleyan faculty may be found here. Patricia M. Rodriguez Mosquera is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Wesleyan and the Director of the Culture and Emotion Lab. The lab uses a multi-method approach to study how people feel about their perceived social image. Their work explores social image in relation to diverse emotions (e.g., pride, anger, shame), across different social relations (e.g., interpersonal, intergroup), and in multiple countries and communities.…