Meet Cynthia Gangi
Associate Professor, Psychology
Phone: (813) 257-5018
Address: 401 W. Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, FL 33606
Building: PH Room: 328
2004 Eckerd College, B.S.
2011 University of California, Santa Barbara, Ph.D.
Courses TaughtGeneral Psychology
Statistics and Research Methods I
Psychology of Prejudice
Cynthia Gangi has studied a wide array of topics including prejudice and discrimination, health persuasion and the role of memory in self-understanding. She also has extensive training in psychophysiological measurement. Currently, she is primarily focused on understanding the rudiments of mental illness stigma and the role of the media in perpetuating this stigma.
Professional and Community Activities
Gangi has published over a dozen peer-reviewed articles in journals such as the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Psychology and Health, Social Cognition, and the Journal of Clinical and Social Psychology. She has also presented her research at several professional conferences such as the annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference.
Honors and Awards
During her undergraduate career, Gangi graduated with highest honors (GPA of 4.0) and received the Psychology Student of the Year award. In graduate school, she received the prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation from 2005-2008. She also passed both her oral and written comprehensive exams with distinction. Additionally, she completed special training in statistics and received a quantitative emphasis on her doctoral degree.