Samantha Brindley

Samantha Brindley

Instructional Academic Service Officer II
Doctoral Student in Social-Personality Psychology

5057 Woodward Ave, Detroit MI

Room 7405

Samantha Brindley




 Social Psychology, Close Relationships


  • B.A., Psychology, Saginaw Valley State University, University Center, 2015
  • M.S., Experimental Psychology, Oakland University, Rochester, 2017

Awards and grants

  • Thomas C. Rumble Graduate Research Fellow

    King, Chavez, & Parks Initiative, Future Faculty Fellow


Selected publications

Spielmann, S. S., Gere, J., Cantarella, I. A., Roberson, J., & Brindley, S. L. (in press). Relationship quality and accuracy of detecting a romantic partner’s fear of being single. Journal of Research in Personality.

Brindley, S., McDonald, M.M., Zeigler-Hill, V., & Welling, L.L.M. (2018). An evolutionary perspective on intergroup dating bias. Comprehensive Results in Social Psychology, 1-28.


Courses taught

 Psy 2300: Psychology of Everyday Living

 Psy 3993: Experimental Psychology Lab