2020-2021 Graduate Student Research Grant Awardees

We are thrilled to announce the winners of our first graduate student research awards!  Over the next year, the graduate students below will be conducting research to advance the science of love using archived data available in The Love Consortium Dataverse

Review the 2020-2021 RFP here.


Alexander Baxter

University of California, Davis

Love Across Species: Initial Attraction and Relationship Trajectories


Mallory Feldman

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Unpacking the Role of Synchrony
in Relationships


Nicole Froidevaux

University of California, Irvine

Examining the Role of Partner
Cultural Match on Romantic
Relationship Quality


Stéphanie Gauvin

Queen's University

Love Through Tinted Glasses:
Attachment Avoidance, Empathic Accuracy, and Relational Well-Being


Bradley Hughes

University of Oregon

Dancing with Myself: The Influence of Similarity Between Personality, Social Class, and Political Attitudes on Initial Partner Preference

Lisa Lin

University of Rochester

Using Motion Energy Analysis to Quantify Nonverbal Synchrony in Stranger Dyads During a Social Coordination Task

Yoobin Park

University of Toronto

Does Grateful Love Take Two? New Insights into Partner Match on Gratitude Using Six Longitudinal Datasets

Corey Pettit

University of Virginia

Emotional Diversity and Love Relationships: Links with Attachment Orientation and Romantic Relationship Satisfaction

Eri Sasaki

University of Auckland

Do Feelings of Love Need to be Mutual? The Protective Effects of One Partner’s Felt Love during Relationship Interactions


Stylianos Syropoulos

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Safe and in Love: The Association Between Personal Safety and Romantic Love


CB #3270
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 27599
United States of America


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