(Max) Hui Bai

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Contact Me

baixx062@umn.edu


Affiliations

My research interest can perhaps be best described as how our identities and self affect our perceptions, judgments, and decisions on others. Some of my current research projects include: 1. The development of a libertarian ideology scale. 2. Whether self-affirmation can be used as a prejudice reduction intervention program. 3. Defining culture using Critical Incident Technique 4. How our understanding of ourselves affect our decisions in moral dilemmas.

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • B.A.: Psychology, University of Minnesota Twin cities, Minneapolis, 2013.

Specialties

  • Morality
  • Stereotypes, Prejudice, and Intergroup Processes
  • Political psychology
  • Self
Courses Taught
  • Teaching Assistant, Human Sexuality, University of Minnesota, Fall 2015
  • Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Psychology, University of Minnesota, Fall 2015
Research & Professional Activities

Outreach

  • Co-facilitator/Co-Chair: Friends and Ally (a student group affiliated to Queer Student Cultural Center) Facilitate group discussions, plan and host special events focusing on allies of LGBTQ community, 2013 - 2014
  • Co-facilitator/Co-Chair: Arch (a student group affiliated to Queer Student Cultural Center) Facilitate group discussions focusing on helping individuals who are in different stages of coming out, 2013 - 2014
Publications
  • Bai, H. & Briggs, K. (2012). The Name Letter Effect: The Correlation between Name, GPA and the Choice of Exam Times. Sentience Journal, 7, 1-4.
  • Brothen, T. Lv, Z, & Bai, H. (2015, February), Can We Develop Best Practice Guidelines for Online Practice Exams? Lilly Conference Series on College and University Teaching and Learning, Newport Beach, CA, 2015
Awards
  • Psi Chi Summer Research Grant ($5,000), 2013
  • Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program Grant ($1,700), 2013
  • Mortensen Research Award ($500), 2013
  • Scholarly Excellence in Equity and Diversity (SEED) Award ($1,500), 2012
  • Mortensen Academic Scholarship in Psychology ($1,000), 2012
  • Steven J. Schochet Award ($500), 2012
  • Lucky Waller Scholarship ($4,000), 2012
  • GLBTA Scholarship Award ($750) , 2012