Post Doctorial Affiliate

Eric Splan

Post Doctoral Affiliate, Center for the Study of Diversity
Ph.D, Psychological & Brain Sciences

University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716


Eric Splan is a graduate assistant with the Center for the Study of Diversity. He is working with Dr. James Jones on the validation of the Diversity Competency Scale and its behavioral correlates. He is also interested in examining what factors influence perceived Campus Climate with the ultimate goal of improving the retention rate of under represented minority students at UD. In addition to his work at the Center, Eric is a graduate student in the Psychological & Brain Sciences department, where he is working with Dr. Chad Forbes and Dr. Sam Gaertner. His research focuses on the social-cognitive mechanisms underlying modern discrimination and the effect the experience of discrimination has on mental and physical well-being.