Ashley Waggoner Denton

Ashley Waggoner Denton received her PhD in Social Psychology from Indiana University in 2012. Her research focuses on impression formation processes, including the role of gossip in our impressions. She is also broadly interested in the social psychology of learning, examining questions such as 'how do peer attitudes affect student motivation and performance'? Ashley is currently a Lecturer at the University of Toronto, where she also received her bachelor’s degree. You can follow her on Twitter @DrAshleyWD and she can be reached via email at