Quinn Hirschi is a first year PhD student in Social Psychology (working with Drs. Tim Wilson and Chris Hulleman). In Motivate Lab, she investigates how social psychological theory and methodology can be leveraged to understand and improve underrepresented students' experiences in school (e.g., the experiences of women and African American students in STEM majors at UVa). Prior to coming to UVa, she was the Lab Manager in Dr. David Yeager's Adolescent Development Research Lab at UT Austin. She also served as an AmeriCorps member and holds a bachelor's degree in Philosophy from UT Austin.