Miranda McIntyre is a doctoral candidate in the Social Psychology program at Purdue University. In 2012, she completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and English Language and Literature at Central Michigan University. In 2015, she completed her Master's of Science degree in Psychology at Purdue University. Miranda works primarily with Dr. William Graziano on research that involves individual differences, particularly Person and Thing Orientations. She studies these traits from a social-cognitive perspective and examines how they relate to involvement in STEM. Her research interests also include linguistics and the examination of social and personality processes through language.