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Education

2017 - Present

MA. Psychology. University of British Columbia

Supervisor: Dr. Steven Heine

2012 - 2017

B.Sc. Psychology. University of Toronto. 2017.

Graduated Honors with High Distinction

Undergraduate Supervisor: Jason Plaks

Honors, Awards, and Scholarships

2018 - 2019

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Master's Graduate Scholarship ($17,500)

2017 - 2018

Elizabeth Young Lacey Scholarship in Psychology ($17,500)

2017 - 2018

UBC Entrance Scholarship

2016 - 2017

Eric Jackman Scholar in Psychology

2016 - 2017

Provost's Scholar

2015 - 2016

University of Toronto Excellence Award

2016

Trinity College Experimental Learning Fund

2016

Hart House Individual Academic Endeavour Grant

2015 - 2016

George Mandler Undergraduate Research Fund

2015 - 2016

John Davidson Ketchum Memorial Scholarship in Psychology

2015 - 2016

Marian A. Robertson Scholarship

2014 - 2015

Jhon Pettigrew Scholarship in English

2013 - 2014

Eric Jackman Scholarship in Psychology

Teaching and Mentoring Experience

2019

Teaching Assistant PSYC307 Cultural Psychology

2018

Teaching Assistant PSYC305 Personality Psychology

2017 - 2018

Teaching Assistant PSYC307 Cultural Psychology

Publications

Benjamin, R., & Guan, K. (in press). Personality in culture. In B. J. Carducci (Editor-in-Chief) & C. S. Nave (Vol. Ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell encyclopedia of personality and individual differences: Vol. I. Models and theories. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Conference Presentations

Guan, K.W., & Heine, S.J. (February 2019). Misperceptions of Moral Character. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, Portland, WA, U.S.A.

Guan, K.W., Robinson, J., Joel, S., & Plaks, J. (March 2018). It’s not you, it’s me: Moral decision-making in romantic relationships. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, Atlanta, GA, U.S.A.

Waggoner-Denton, A., Guan, K., Jeon, C., & Liu, C. (May 2017). Student reactions to receiving various forms of help. Talk presented at the University of Toronto Teaching and Learning Symposium, University of Toronto, ON, Canada.

Guan, K.W., Zou, C., Andersen, J. P., & Peterson, J. P. (June 2016). Challenging the assumptions of coming out. Poster presented at the Association of Psychological Science Conference, Chicago, IL., U.S.A.

Guan, K.W., Robinson, J., Joel, S., & Plaks, J. (May 2016). It's not me, it's you: Moral foundations predict willingness to break up. Talk presented at the Ontario Psychology Undergraduate Thesis Conference, Laurier Univeristy, ON, Canada.

Guan, K.W., & Waggoner-Denton, A. (April 2014). Student helping behaviours in online contexts. Poster presented at the Undergraduate Research Fair, University of Toronto, ON, Canada.

Professional Affiliations

2017 - Present

Society for Personality and Social Psychology