Doctoral student in Developmental Psychology
Rachel King is a doctoral student in the developmental psychology program at the University of Chicago working primarily with Katherine D. Kinzler. She completed her bachelor’s degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her master’s degree at Cornell University.
Rachel is broadly interested in social group concepts – especially stereotypes – and how they change with time and experience. Her current research examines the intersection between socioeconomic, political, and geographic social group concepts in adults and children. Rachel also studies the development of social mobility beliefs and parents’ strategies for talking to their children about wealth inequality.