Assistant Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science and International Relations

Faculty Scholar, Center for the Study of Diversity

University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716


Jennifer Kubota is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Political Science and International Relations. Prior to joining the faculty at University of Delaware she was an Assistant Professor at University of Chicago. She received a joint PhD in Social Psychology and Neuroscience from the University of Colorado, Boulder, in 2010. She then held a postdoctoral fellowship in social neuroscience at New York University, during which time she worked on projects relating to the neural foundations of prejudice and prejudice reduction. Her work has been published in various neuroscience and psychology journals, including Nature Neuroscience, Psychological Science, Perspectives in Psychological Science, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Biological Psychology, and Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience. She has received funding from the Ford Foundation, National Institute on Aging, and the National Science Foundation in support of her research.