Jellie Sierksma

Assistant Professor at Utrecht University

Jellie Sierksma is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Developmental Psychology at Utrecht University. Her research focuses on children’s prosocial behavior and the development of prejudice, and addresses pressing social problems related to inequality and discrimination. She takes an interdisciplinary approach and uses behavioral experimental designs that capture how children’s social environments (i.e., school, home, the wider society they live in) shape their social cognition and behavior.

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