Mora Reinka

Program: Social Psychology
Advisor: Diane Quinn
Anticipated Graduation: 2020
Education: B.A., 2012, University of Oregon, magna cum laude

M.S., 2016, University of Connecticut

Research Interests: Stigma, stress and coping, psychophysiology
Representative Publications:


  • Reinka, M. A., & Leach, C. W. (2018). Racialized images: Tracing appraisals of police force and protest. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 115(5), 763-787. doi:10.1037/pspa0000131


  • Reinka, M. A., & Leach, C. W. (2017). Race and reaction: Divergent views of police violence and protest against. Journal of Social Issues, 73(4), 768-788. doi: 10.1111/josi.12247


  • Reinka, M. A. & Quinn, D. M. The Emotions of Emotional Eating: Connections between Internalized Weight Stigma and Palatable Food Coping via Emotional Coping Strategies. Poster presented at the 19th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology; Atlanta, GA, 2018.


  • Reinka, M. A. & Quinn, D. M. The Pursuit of Pleasure Through Food Gives a Bellyache of Stigma Instead. Poster to be presented at Obesity Week, the combined annual meeting of The Obesity Society and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery; Washington, D.C., 2017


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