Principal Investigator


Prof. Jeremy Cone

Jeremy received his Ph.D in Social Psychology from Cornell University in 2012. He spent a year as a visiting assistant professor at Williams in 2012-201, followed by a post-doc in the Human Cooperation Lab at Yale University from 2013-2015. He rejoined the faculty at Williams as an assistant professor in 2015. His research focuses on understanding the nature and operation of implicit processes, including especially implicit attitude change.

Current Lab Members

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Darcie is a senior biology and English double major from Clancy, Montana. She joined the lab in spring of 2019. She is the captain of the women’s rugby team and a board member of the Sexual Wellness Advocacy Network.  After Williams, Darcie plans to work in the field of rural medicine. 



Emily is a senior from Easton, Connecticut. She became a de-facto member of the ICE lab during the summer of 2017, but this is her first official semester as a research assistant. She is a psychology and English double major, as well as a justice and law concentrator, and is just finishing up a creative writing fiction thesis. Outside of the ICE lab, Emily served as a research assistant in Professor Nate Kornell's cognitive psychology lab, as Editor-in-Chief of Parlor Tricks Literature and Arts Magazine, as a Junior Advisor to the class of 2021, as a writing tutor in the Writing Workshop, and as captain of the women's JV soccer team. She plans to continue to pursue psychology research after Williams and has aspirations to complete a PhD program in social psychology.

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Shaheen is a sophomore from Mauritius with interest in social psychology and french. She joined the ICE Lab in the summer of 2017 and has enjoyed learning with her colleagues and mentor, Jeremy Cone. Outside of the classroom, she is a gallery guide at the Williams College Museum of Art and an executive editor at the Williams Record. 


Grace Murray (2017-)

Grace is a sophomore from Lawrenceville, NJ. She joined the ICE lab in the spring of 2017, and is interested in psychology and computer science. In addition to working in the lab, Grace works as a lifeguard and is a co-captain of the women's water polo team.


Alex is a sophomore and prospective music and psychology double major from Barrington, Rhode Island. She joined the ICE lab in the Summer of 2017. On campus, she is a director of the Williams Gospel Choir, an editor of the Record, and a member of the Committee of Community and Diversity.





Katie graduated from Williams in 2018 with a double major in Biology and Psychology with Honors, before joining the Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory at Georgetown University. She completed her senior thesis in the ICE lab, studying visual representation formation and revision. At Georgetown, Katie is a lab manager and research assistant studying learning mechanisms in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, as well as trying to elucidate trans-diagnostic clusters of executive function profiles for children with heterogeneous psychiatric disorders. She is currently applying to medical school. In her free time Katie enjoys running, reading and listening to podcasts.


Isabel Andrade (2018)

Isabel joined the ICE lab the summer after her graduation. She majored in philosophy but social psychology has a special place in her heart. Outside of the classroom, Isabel was involved in Served (a choreography with dining service staff), the International Student Alliance, Storytime and Gospel Choir. Post-graduation, Isabel returned to her home, Quito, Ecuador, to teach at an indigenous school. She is now an MA in Education / MBA candidate at Stanford University.


Charles Levin (2016-2017)

CJ is a senior psychology major hailing from Teaneck, New Jersey. He joined the ICE Lab in the Spring of his junior year, and will be completing his thesis with Jeremy Cone and Steven Fein. On campus he serves as a member of the Neighborhood Leadership Team, and Student Assistant Coach for the Wrestling team. He plans to do research after Williams, before eventually applying to Medical School.


Carmen Bango (2017-2018)

Carmen is a junior from Woodstock, Vermont. She joined the lab in the Winter of 2017 and is a Psychology major and Neuroscience concentrator. At Williams, Carmen is involved with Storytime and a member of the cross country running and Nordic ski teams. In her free time, Carmen loves exploring mountains, eating brunch and reading short fiction.


Spencer Lee-Rey (2016-2018)

Spencer is a Biology & Psychology double major with a concentration in Neuroscience from Yonkers, New York (with future dreams of becoming a physician). He joined the ICE Lab in the spring of his sophomore year and is interested in implicit social cognition and its subsequent effects on behavior and biases. Aside from the lab, Spencer is the Men's Squad Captain of the Sankofa Step Team and is the Secretary for the Society of the Griffins. He enjoys being extra, seasoned food and Arizona Iced Teas.


Michael Ding (2016-2018)

Michael is a senior from Nashville majoring in sociology and environmental studies. He's interested in studying the social world at the intersection of different disciplines—most recently adding network analysis—and is always learning more with an eye towards social impact. He joined the ICE Lab in the fall of 2016 and has enjoyed contributing to Professor Cone’s research and working with his teammates. Apart from academics, he runs a cooking club and a photography club


Charley Wyser (Spring 2017)



Mollie Bernstein (2016-2018)

Mollie graduated from Williams in 2018 with a degree in psychology. Currently, she is a lab technician in the Basbaum Lab at UCSF studying the mechanisms of chronic pain and itch, as well as the effects of anesthesia on neurons in the brain. She is still deciding whether she wants to apply to neuroscience graduate school or medical school. When Mollie is not in lab, she is either biking or running in the mountains around San Francisco.


Gabriele Gauthier (2016-2017)

Gabby is originally from York, Maine and graduated with the class of 2017. While at Williams she majored in Psychology and completed a senior honors thesis with Professor Cone in the ICE Lab. After graduation she worked at the National Center for PTSD as a research technician. Beginning in the fall of 2019 she will be pursuing a PhD in Psychology at the University of Washington in the clinical area and will be focusing her research on cognitive processes in trauma-related disorders.



Katie is a member of the class of 2017 and is from San Marino, California. Having majored in psychology, she loved her experience working in the ICE Lab the summer before her senior year. During her time at Williams, she also concentrated in Leadership Studies, was a member of the women’s soccer team, and served as a Junior Advisor. She will move to Boston and intends to work for a division of the U.S. Department of Justice.


Benjamin Lin (2016-2017)


Eva Fourakis (2015-2016)

Eva Fourakis majored in psychology and math before joining the Princeton Baby Lab, a developmental psychology research lab at Princeton. During her time in the ICE lab, Eva studied the fundamental attribution error in implicit attitudes, examining how implicit attitudes and trait evaluations are able to incorporate situational information. In the Princeton Baby Lab, Eva studies child language development, mostly in the context of bilingualism and poverty. In her free time, Eva enjoys watching sports, juggling, and quilting.



Maddie Epsten (2015-2016)


EMILY ROACH (2015-2016)

After studying psychology and computer science at Williams, Emily worked as a middle school computer science teacher for three years in Raleigh, North Carolina. As a member of the ICE lab, she found the work on changing implicit attitudes especially interesting, and she is excited to bring an ICE lab lens to the field as a future school counselor. She will be attending Hunter College in Fall 2019. In her free time, Emily enjoys baking, hiking, and sewing.


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