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Johanna Ray Vollhardt received a Visionary Grant from the American Psychological Association

Johanna Ray Vollhardt

Johanna Ray Vollhardt, a graduate of the Psychology of Peace and Violence Program received a Visionary Grant from the American Psychological Association.

Clark University Assistant Professor Johanna Ray Vollhardt, PhD, will use her $18,501 award to expand research on victim groups' reactions to mass violence. She has found that victimized group members develop either an "exclusive" victim consciousness—a focus on the uniqueness of their own group's suffering—or an "inclusive" victim consciousness—in which they perceive similarities among their experiences and those of other groups.

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