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MA Jeffrey M. HUNGER Doctoral Candidate, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara


2016 Ph.D. Social Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara
2011 M.A. Psychological Research, California State University, Fullerton
2009 B.A. Psychology, Summa Cum Laude with High Distinction, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities


Society for Personality and Social Psychology
Social, Personality, and Health Network
Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
American Association for the Advancement of Science


Hunger, J.M., Major, B., Blodorn, A., & Miller, C.: Weighed down by stigma: How weight-based social identity threat influences weight gain and health. Social Psychology and Personality Compass, 9, 255-268. doi: 10.1111/spc3.12172, 2015
Hunger, J.M., & Major, B.: Weight stigma mediates the association between BMI and self-reported health. Health Psychology, 34, 172-175. doi: 10.1037/hea0000106, 2015
Hunger, J.M., & Tomiyama, A.J.: Weight labeling and obesity: A longitudinal study of girls aged 10 to 19 years. JAMA Pediatrics, 168, 579-580. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.122, 2015
Hunger, J.M., & Tomiyama, A.J.: A call to shift the public health focus away from weight. American Journal of Public Health, 105, e3-e3. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2015.30284, 2015


National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
Phi Beta Kappa Society
Psi Chi, International Honor Society in Psychology
Beinecke Scholar