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Dr. Alex Borgella joined Fort Lewis College in Fall 2019 as an assistant professor of psychology. He was trained in social psychology at Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts, with a concentration in cognitive underpinnings of stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination. Before joining Fort Lewis, he was a visiting assistant professor of psychology at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine.
Dr. Borgella’s research interests involve the following topics:
His research has been published in outlets such as The Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, The Journal of Social Psychology, The Psychology of Sport and Exercise, and Humor: International Journal of Humor Research. His work has also been covered in popular media outlets like National Public Radio (NPR), Gizmodo, VICE, Quartz, and Fast Company Magazine.
Find more information on Dr. Borgella’s publications, presentations, and media coverage on his Social Psychological Experimentation (SPEx) Lab page.
Dr. Borgella regularly teaches the following courses at FLC:
Find more information about Dr. Borgella on his faculty homepage