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College, Carlisle, PA
of Arts, May
Psychology, Cumulative GPA: ., graduated Magna Cum Laude
Institue of Study Abroad DIS, Copenhagen, Denmark
course on european health systems, June
Universidad de Buenos Aires,
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Semester abroad studying
literature, semiotics, philosophy and argentinean culture, August –
John Dickinson Scholar,
in recognition of outstanding academic achievement during high school
Fall , Spring , Spring .
Psi Chi, International
Honors Society in Psychology, Dickinson College chapter. Membership
awarded in Spring .
Presentations and Publications
Tobias, M., & C., B. .
Risk perception and moralization among smokers in the U.S. and Denmark: A
qualitative approach. British Journal of Health Psychology.
C., B., & Tobias, M. , May.
Risk perception and moralization among smokers in the U.S. and Denmark:
A qualitative approach. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological
Science Annual Convention, Boston, MA.
Tobias, M., & C., B. , February.
Moralization, risk perception and risk reduction: A qualitative interview
study of U.S. smokers. Poster presented at the Meeting of the Society
for Personality and Social Psychology, Tampa, FL.
From Kyoto to Copenhagen:
Negotiating the Future of the Planet. March, Presentation
of findings from research project at the United Nations climate change
conference in Copenhagen, and Dickinson College.
Health and Psychophysiology
Lab at Harvard University. Currently interning under Prof. Wendy
Berry Mendes, in charge of obtaining physiological measures for several
studies investigating social perceptions and preferecens, risktaking
behavior, racedbased rejection and indirect speech. June August
toward Honors Thesis at Dickinson College.
Awarded honors for experiments on the effects of a incidental disgust
and b incidental anger on the moral judgment of smoking individuals.
Supervised by Professor Marie HelwegLarsen. August
Risk Perception Lab
at Dickinson College. Worked under Prof. Marie HelwegLarsen on
a grant awarded by the National Institutes of Health. Performed crosscultural
research on the relationship between risk perceptions of smoking behaviors
and moralization. Conducted interviews with smokers in the U.S. and
analyzed qualitative data. Participated in the development of a survey
and collected survey data in Denmark. January May .
Lab at Dickinson College. Under Prof. Richard Abrams, collaborated
on the design of a study on unconscious semantic processing in EnglishSpanish
bilinguals. Kept participants information and payment logs, as well
as performed administrative duties. January May .
Buenos Aires Institute
of Cognitive Neurology. Assisted in research on executive dysfunction
in patients with frontal lobe damage. While shadowing Ezequiel Gleichgerrt
in the diagnosis of new patients, collaborated in research to validate
an ecological measure of executive function. August November
From Kyoto to Copenhagen:
Negotiating the Future of the Planet. Currently working under Prof.
Neil Leary on a research project about the United Nations climate conference
in Copenhagen, Dec. . Attended the conference, developed, conducted,
filmed and edited interviews with delegates from various countries and
constituencies, wrote investigative papers on key issues related to
climate change. Currently developing a resource website with findings
and other resources. August May .
Research Methods in Psychology, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA. Responsibilities
include grading assignments, quizzes, and exams, as well as holding
office hours and review sessions to assist students with course material,
design and execution of independent research projects, and manuscript
Guest Lecturer, Dickinson
College. Lecture on use of MaxQDA qualitative data coding software
for upper level psychology class, ‘Research Methods in Gender and
Sexuality’. November .
Dickinson College Dining Services, Carlisle, PA. August May .
Peer Tutor Spanish.
Dickinson College Peer Tutoring Program, Carlisle, PA. September May .
Staff Associate for
Housekeeping and Human Resources.
British Hospital in Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay. MarchAugust .
y Asociados Accounting Firm, Montevideo, Uruguay. November March .
Leadership and Volunteer
Volunteer ESL Instructor,
Dickinson College ESL Program. September May .
Taught English language
to nonEnglishspeaking migrant workers within the Cumberland County
of MS Windows and Mac OS X. Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint,
Excel and Outlook. Competency in SPSS statistics software. Competency
in MaxQDA qualitative data analysis software. Basic programming skills
in Java language.
Fluent in English and Spanish. Conversant in Hebrew.
James A. Skelton.