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College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Department of Psychology


Daniel Storage

Dr. Storage is not interested in taking a new graduate student for Fall 2019. 

Areas of Expertise/Research Interests

  • Stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination
  • Gender and racial bias, both implicit and explicit
  • Underrepresentation of women and African Americans in higher education
  • Improving psychological methods and replicability

Professional Biography

My research primarily involves investigating the causes and effects of stereotypes about gender and race in our society. I am particularly interested in investigating how stereotypes targeting women and African Americans contribute to their underrepresentation in a variety of academic disciplines. In conducting my research, I hope to (1) raise awareness to harmful beliefs and biases pervading our society, and (2) ultimately improve gender and racial diversity in higher education.

My chief passion involves teaching and working with enthusiastic students. I have engaged in fruitful and exciting collaborations with students on numerous research projects, and have taught a variety of introductory and advanced courses in general psychology, child psychology, research methods, statistics, and more. These experiences have together been the most enjoyable and productive aspects of my academic career. I am always open to mentoring, advising, and collaborating with students on research projects.


  • Ph.D. University of Illinois, 2018
  • M.A. University of Illinois, 2015
  • B.S. UC San Diego

Selected Publications

  • Storage, D., Cimpian, A., & Leslie, S. J. (2017). Who's Brilliant – Men or Women? Measuring Implicit Gender Stereotypes About Intelligence Across Development. Manuscript in preparation.
  • Chartier, C., ..., Storage, D., ... Ković, V. (2017). The Psychological Science Accelerator: A Distributed Laboratory Network. Manuscript under review.
  • Storage, D. (2017). IATScore: Scoring Algorithm for the Implicit Association Test (IAT). Author, creator, and maintainer of the IATScore R Package. Comprehensive R Archive Network. Reference manual available at
  • Tierney, W., Schweinsberg, M., ..., Storage, D., ..., & Zhu, L. L. (2016). Data from a pre-publication independent replication initiative examining ten moral judgement effects. Nature: Scientific Data, 3, 160082. doi: 10.1038/sdata.2016.82
  • Storage, D., Horne, Z., Cimpian, A., & Leslie, S. J. (2016). The Frequency of "Brilliant" and "Genius" in Teaching Evaluations Predicts the Representation of Women and African Americans across Fields. PLOS ONE 11(3): e0150194. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150194
  • Schweinsberg, M., ..., Storage, D., ..., Uhlmann, E. (2016). The pipeline project: Pre-publication independent replications of a single laboratory's research pipeline. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 66, 55-67. doi: 10.1016/j.jesp.2015.10.001