Sophia is a research coordinator at the Polarization and Social Change Lab at Stanford University. She studies political psychology, intergroup behavior, and persuasive messaging. Her research has been published or is forthcoming at journals such as the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and has been covered by outlets such as the L.A. Times and Vox. Sophia received an M.S. and B.S. from Stanford University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.