Assistant Professor of Psychology
With Pitzer Since: 2017
Field Group: Psychology
Campus Address: Fletcher 218
Email: [email protected]
Office Hours: Mondays and Tuesdays at 1:30pm-3pm
BA, Lehigh University
PhD, University of Colorado, Boulder
· Racial/ethnic stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination
· Threat perceptions
· Bias against immigrants
· Racial/ethnic health disparities
Fouché, E.++ & Guillermo, S. (2022). An analysis of the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program: Outside students’ social connectedness, empathy, and criminal justice activism. Journal of Criminal Justice Education, 33(3), 307-324.
Guillermo, S., Zuniga, J.++, & Quiroz, A.D. (2021). The role of intergroup threat in support of punitive policies toward Mexican immigrants. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 43(3), 237-256.
Guillermo, S. & Barre-Hemingway, M.+ (2020). Pain perception and treatment for adolescents in racially concordant versus discordant patient-provider scenarios. Journal of Adolescent Health, 66(5), 589-596.
Note: Article selected for publication in The American Journal of Medicine e-newsletter, AJM Plus, May 28, 2020
Guillermo, S. & Correll, J. (2020). Beyond stereotypes: The complexity of attention to racial out-group faces. Journal of Theoretical Social Psychology, 4(2), 55-74.
Correll, J., Hudson, S. M., Guillermo, S., & Earls, H. A. (2017). Of kith and kin: Perceptual enrichment, expectancy, and reciprocity in face perception. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 21(4), 336-360.
Guillermo, S. & Correll, J. (2016). Attentional biases towards Latinos. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 38(2), 264-278.
Correll J., Guillermo S., & Vogt, J. (2014). On the flexibility of attention to race. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 55, 74-79.
Correll J., Hudson S.M., Guillermo S., & Ma, D. (2014). The police officer’s dilemma: A decade of research on racial bias in the decision to shoot. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 8(5), 201-213.
+ Denotes undergraduate.
++ Denotes Pitzer alum.
PSYC091 + 091P Psychological Statistics + Practicum
PSYC103 Social Psychology
PSYC130 + 130P Stereotyping & Prejudice + Practicum
PSYC112 Senior Research Methods
PSYC191 Senior Thesis in Psychology
First Year Seminars: Stereotype Threat; Social Identity
Selected Conference Presentations and Invited Talks
Barre-Hemingway, M. & Guillermo, S. (2022). Racial Bias in Perceptions of Adolescent Pain. Poster presented virtually at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Conference.
Guillermo, S. & Barre-Hemingway, M. (2020). Pain perception and treatment for adolescents in racially concordant versus discordant patient-provider scenarios. Paper presented at the Western Psychological Association Annual Convention, Virtual Conference.
Faruqee, S. & Guillermo, S. (2020). Effect of Suspect Race on Perceptions of Interrogation Coerciveness. Paper presented by S. Faruqee at the American Psychology-Law Society Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA.
Guillermo, S. & Barre-Hemingway, M. Racial Disparities in Health Care (2020). Poster presented by M. Barre-Hemingway at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.
Guillermo, S. & Faruqee, S. (2020). Effects of Suspect Race on Perceptions of Coerciveness and Guilt in Interrogations. Invited talk at Claremont Graduate University.
Faruqee, S. & Guillermo, S. (2019). Effect of Suspect Race on Perceptions of Interrogation Coerciveness. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, Washington, D.C.
Guillermo, S., Vogt, J., Correll, J., & Wittenbrink, B. (2019). Goal Relevance of Happy but not Angry Faces Attenuates Racial Attentional Bias. Paper presented at the Western Psychological Association Annual Convention, Pasadena, CA.
Guillermo, S. & Correll, J. (2019). Visual Salience Moderates Racial Attentional Bias. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Conference, Portland, OR.
Guillermo, S. (2018). Racial Attentional Bias: Stimulus- and Perceiver-Driven Processes Invited talk at California State University, Northridge.
Guillermo, S. (2018). Preferential Attention to Racial Outgroup Faces: The Role of Current and Chronic Motivations. Symposium at the Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA.