Cheryl L. Dickter is the Wilson P. and Martha Claiborne Stephens Term Distinguished Associate Professor of Psychology at the College of William & Mary. She is a faculty affiliate of the Neuroscience Program and the Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program. She co-directs the William & Mary Scholars Undergraduate Research Experience (WMSURE). She received her PhD in Social Psychology from the University of North Carolina in 2006. Her research uses a social cognitive neuroscience approach to examine how individuals perceive members of different social groups, and how these perceptions differ based on contextual information such as stereotypes. Dr. Dickter also examines how the cognitive processes involved in the processing of drug-related stimuli are affected by exposure, craving, and motivation. Her work has been funded by the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health. She is an Associate Editor for Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, is on the editorial board for Social Cognition, and is an NIH grant reviewer for the Risk, Prevention, and Health Behavior section of the Center for Scientific Review. Dr. Dickter has received three college-wide teaching awards as well as a national award for her work as the faculty advisor of the Psychology Department’s honor society.