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Postdoctoral Fellow in Psychology, Northwestern University

Dr. Moffitt takes a sociohistorical lens to identity development, examining the reciprocal relations between individuals and their environments. Her doctoral research focused primarily on the construction of national identity in relation to processes of racialization and belonging in Germany. Her current work focuses on contextual racial identity development, primarily among White children and young adults in the United States.


  • 2019–present
    Postdoctoral Fellow in Psychology, Northwestern University


  • 2019 
    University of Potsdam, Germany, PhD in Psychology
  • 2013 
    Humboldt University Berlin, Germany, MA in Social Sciences
  • 2008 
    Reed College, USA, BA in Psychology

Grants and Contracts

  • 2020
    SPRF-Broadening Participation Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    National Science Foundation