Department of Psychology

University of Mississippi

Joseph D. Wellman

Joseph D. Wellman

Assistant Professor (starting Fall 2019)

Field: Social Psychology


Google Scholar:


Ph.D., University of Maine, 2012 – Experimental Psychology (Social)
M.A., University of Maine, 2010 – Psychological Science

M.S., University of Maine, 2007 – Higher Education
B.A., University of Maine, 2005 – Psychology

B.A., University of Maine, 2005 – Sociology


Research Areas:

  • Stigmatizations impact on behavior, well-being (e.g., self-esteem, emotion, health, physiological and psychological stress), and performance (e.g., GPA, cognitive performance)
  • Prejudice & Stereotyping
  • System Legitimizing Beliefs
  • Group Identification
  • Claims of Discrimination

Dr. Wellman will be accepting graduate student applications for the Fall of 2019.