Loyola University Chicago

Center for Science and Math Education

Mary Talbot

Research Assistant II

Mary (MaryBeth) Talbot is a doctoral student in Applied Social Psychology program at Loyola University Chicago.  Her master’s thesis examined the relationship between victim impact statements, judge’s instructions, and race on sentencing decisions.  Her dissertation topic is on HIV related stigma and patterns of disclosure in the HIV+ community.  Additionally, she is interested in applying social psychological knowledge to “real world” settings such as education, public health, and the justice system with the hopes of solving problems and improving outcomes within these institutions.  In addition to research, MaryBeth has taught several undergraduate courses in psychology at Loyola.