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Research Associate

Hawthorne, California, United States
January 12, 2018

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Muhammad Y. Mamsa

***** ****** ***. ***. * Hawthorne, CA 90250

(310) 489 - 7340


Master of Arts, Psychology May 2017

San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology May 2009

California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA

Work Experience

Graduate Student August 2014 – December 31st, 2016

San Diego State University, Stereotyping and Emotions Laboratory

San Diego, CA

- Quantitatively analyzed data

- Administered computer studies

- Developed research experiment in Psyscope and Inquisit

- Developed stimuli for research studies

- Administrator of SONA Systems

- Managed integration of research between staff and students for department

- Prepared SONA reports and datasets for research staff

- Performed duties as teaching assistant

- Conducted office hours to assist students in understanding course material

- Devised test questions

- Performed duties as lab manager, scheduling studies and interviewing assistants

Library Page January 29th, 2014 – July 24th, 2014

Torrance Public Library

Torrance, CA

- Manned the front desk and assisted patrons with checking out materials.

- Shelved library materials.

Research Assistant December 20th, 2011 – December 18th, 2012

California State University, Dominguez Hills Foundation - Dr. Carl Sneed's Lab

Carson, CA

- Primary recruiter.

- Mentored Research Assistants on survey administration and recruitment.

- Networked with professors to recruit in their classes.

- Assisted research participants in taking computer self-assisted (ACASI) surveys.

- Wrote and edited manuscripts for submission in research journals.

- Presented research study at CSU Dominguez Hills Student Research Day.

- Organized and processed research data in SPSS.

Volunteer Research Assistant July 6th, 2011 - December 19th, 2011

Dr. Carl Sneed's Lab at California State University, Dominguez Hills

Carson, CA

- Recruited participants for research study.

- Transcribed focus group interviews.

- Assisted research participants in taking computer assisted surveys.

- Edited transcriptions for precision.

- Categorized focus group transcription files for qualitative analysis.


Quantitative data analysis

Qualitative data analysis

Research methodology




Microsoft Office

Bilingual - English and Urdu


Dr. Melody Sadler Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology

San Diego State University

5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego CA 92115

(619) – 594 – 1580

Dr. Carl Sneed Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology

California State University, Dominguez Hills

1000 E Victoria Street, Carson, CA 90747

(310) 243 - 3463

Sandra Alfaro

Postdoctoral Fellow

University of La Verne

1950 Third Street, La Verne, CA 91750

(323) 632 – 5323

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