Abdiel J. Flores

Abdiel graduated in 2012 from the California State Polytechnic University, Pomona with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Prior to coming to the Emotion, Health, and Psychophysiology Lab, Abdiel was the Lab Manager for the Social Perceptions and Intergroup Relations Lab, directed by Dr. Bettina Casad. His research interests are interdisciplinary by nature bridging concepts in social psychology, physiology, and biology. He is particularly interested in exploring cultural and individual influences on psychological and biological mechanisms linking discrimination and health. Abdiel plans on pursuing a PhD in Social Psychology and an academic career as a researcher and educator. In his spare time Abdiel enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with his family.