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Department of Psychology

University of Mississippi

Joseph D. Wellman

Joseph D. Wellman

Assistant Professor, Social Psychology


Phone: 662-915-2974

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

Shade Lab

Research Link

Dr. Wellman plans to accept a graduate student for the 2020-2021 academic year.