Research Interests



Conservation and Sustainability

    •    Behavior change
    •    Personality, attitudes, and values
    •    Social identity


    •    Collective action problems
    •    Civic engagement


    •    Behavior change
    •    Cultural psychology
    •    Message framing




Google Scholar


CV (pdf)



Updegraff, J. A., Brick, C., Emanuel, A. S., Mintzer, R. E., & Sherman, D. K. (in press). Message framing for oral health: Moderation by perceived susceptibility and motivational orientation in a diverse sample of Americans. Health Psychology.

Finez, L., Sherman, D. K., & Brick, C. (2014). Self-affirmation. In R. C. Eklund & G. Tenenbaum (Eds.), Encyclopedia of sport and exercise psychology (pp. 23-4). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc.

Brick, C., Seely, D. L., & Palermo, T. M. (2010). Association between sleep hygiene and sleep quality in medical students. Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 8(2), 113–121.

Canseco-Gonzalez, E., Brehm, L., Brick, C., Brown-Schmidt, S., Fischer, K., & Wagner, K. (2010). Carpet or cárcel: the effect of age of acquisition and language mode on bilingual lexical access. Language and Cognitive Processes, 25(5), 669-705.

Under Review

Brick, C. & Lewis, G. J. Environment and Behavior.

Binning, K. R., Brick, C., Cohen, G. L., & Sherman, D. K. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.

Working Papers are listed on my CV (see left).


Ph.D. Candidate with Dr. David Sherman, UC Santa Barbara                  

2012   M.A. Social Psychology, UC Santa Barbara

2004  B.A. Psychology, Reed College, Oregon

Fellowships & Awards




2014  SPSP/EASP Summer School Fellowship

2013  Graduate Fellowship in Psychology, Environment, and Public Policy

2013  NIDCR Building Bridges Award, APS Convention 2013

2013  Excellence in Teaching Award, UC Santa Barbara

2010  Graduate Research Fellowship, National Science Foundation

2010  Graduate Student Travel Award, SPSP