My Academic CV

Education

Ph.D. (2011)

Social Psychology, Northwestern University
Dissertation: “You Say Stop and I Say Go: The Effects of Regulatory Focus and Group Dynamics on Social Influence”

M.A. (2008)

Social Psychology, Northwestern University
Thesis: “Hoping for the Best or Preparing for the Worst? Regulatory Focus and Preferences for Optimism and Pessimism in Predicting Personal Outcomes”

B.A. (2005)

Psychology with honors, Lewis & Clark College
Thesis: “When Two Rights Make a Wrong: Mood, Empathy and Sex Effects on
Helping Behavior.”

Honors and Awards

Graduated Magna Cum Laude, Lewis & Clark College (2005)
Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society (inducted in 2005)
Psi Chi National Psychology Honor Society (inducted in 2002)

Professional Experience

Postdoctoral Fellow/Behavorial Research Center Manager
Opus College of Business, University of St. Thomas (2011 – 2012)
Advisor: Aaron Sackett

Graduate Student
Northwestern University (2006 – 2011)
Advisor: Daniel Molden

Graduate Assistant
Searle Center for Teaching Excellence
Northwestern University (2009 – 2011)
Supervisor: Joseph Lampert

Research Assistant
Northwestern University (2005 – 2006)
Supervisor: Daniel Molden

Lab Manager
Lewis & Clark College (2004 – 2005)
Supervisor: Jerusha Detweiler-Bedell

Research Assistant
Behavioral Health & Social Psychology Lab
Lewis & Clark College (2002 – 2005)
Supervisors: Brian Detweiler-Bedell and Jerusha Detweiler-Bedell

Journal publications

Hazlett, A., Molden, D.C. & Sackett, A.M. (2011). Hoping for the best
or preparing for the worst? Regulatory focus and preferences for optimism
and pessimism. Social Cognition, 29, 75 – 97.

Detweiler-Bedell, J.D., Detweiler-Bedell, B., Hazlett, A. and Friedman, M.A. (2008). When misery makes bad company: The effect of diagnosis and perceived reward on perceptions of depressive symptoms and social support.
Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 27, 1-31.

Conference Presentations

Symposium Talks
Hazlett, A., Molden, D.C. & Sackett, A.M. (2010). Hoping for the best or
preparing for the worst? Regulatory focus and preferences for optimism and
pessimism. Talk presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association,
Chicago, IL

Hazlett, A. & Cuddy, A.J.C. (May 2008). Cultural Values Moderate Self/Other Judgments of Warmth and Competence. Presented talk at the meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL

Posters
Hazlett, A. & Molden, D.C. (2011). The Effects of Regulatory Focus and Group Dynamics on Individuals’ Private Responses to Small Groups. Poster presented at Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

Hazlett, A. & Molden, D.C. (2010). The Role of Individual Regulatory Focus
in Motivationally Mixed Groups. Poster presented at Society for Personality
and Social Psychology, Las Vegas, NV.

Hazlett, A., Molden, D.C. & Sackett, A.M. (2009). Hoping for the best or
preparing for the worst? Regulatory focus and preferences for optimism and
pessimism. Poster presented at Society for Personality and Social
Psychology, Tampa, FL.

Hazlett, A. & Cuddy, A.J.C. (2008). How Culture Moderates the Relationship Between Self and Other Judgments of Warmth and Competence.
Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Personality and Social
Psychology, Albuquerque, NM.

Detweiler-Bedell, J., Detweiler-Bedell, B., Hazlett, A., Barnett, M., &
Friedman, M. A. (2005). When misery makes bad company: The effect
of diagnosis on illness cognitions and social support. Poster presented at
the meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Detweiler-Bedell, J., Detweiler-Bedell, B., Hazlett, A., Choy, L., Barnett,
M., & Beecher-Flad, L. (2004). What’s to blame? Perceptions of mental
and physical illness. Poster presented at the meeting of the Western
Psychological Association, Phoenix, AZ.

Hazlett, A., Detweiler-Bedell, B., Detweiler-Bedell, J., & Zimbardo, P. G.(2004). Time perspective, rumination, and emotional intelligence. Poster presented at the meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Phoenix, AZ.

Fellowships and Grants

University Fellowship, Northwestern University (2006 – 2007)
Graduate Research Grant, Northwestern University (2010)
Dispute Resolution Research Center Grant, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University (2009)
Social Sciences Research Grant, Lewis & Clark College (2004)

Teaching and Mentoring

Courses Taught
Psychology of Gender (Lewis & Clark College, Fall 2012)
Social Psychology (Northwestern University, Spring 2009)
Introduction to Psychology (Northwestern University, Winter 2011)

TA Experience
Intro. to Psychology with Dr. Eli Finkel, Northwestern University (Fall 2008)
Intro. to Psychology with Dr. Wendi Gardner, Northwestern University (Spring 2008)
Statistics with Dr. Nick Herrera, Northwestern University (Fall 2007)
Social Psychology with Dr. Galen Bodenhausen, Northwestern University (Winter 2007)
Social Psychology with Dr. Daniel Molden, Northwestern University (Fall 2006)
Intro. to Psychology with Dr. Jerusha Detweiler-Bedell, Lewis & Clark College (Spring 2005)
Statistics with Dr. Brian Detweiler-Bedell, Lewis & Clark College (Fall 2004)

Undergraduate Mentoring
Supervisor of undergraduate research assistants at Northwestern University(2006 –  present)
Project leader for summer research assistants at Lewis & Clark College
(2004 – 2005)
Team leader for research team of fellow undergraduates at Lewis & Clark
College (2003 – 2005)

Professional development

Research Development
Summer Institute in Social Psychology (Summer 2009).

Teaching Development
Graduate Teaching Certificate Program (2010)
Student participant and note taker for AP Psychology Faculty Colloquium in
Chicago, IL (2010).

Membership in Professional Organizations
Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA)
Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP)

Service

Graduate Teaching Mentor, Northwestern University (2010 – 2011)
Graduate Student Recruitment Weekend Coordinator, Northwestern University (2010)
New Psych TA Panel and Workshop, Northwestern University (2010)
Social Area Brown Bag Speaker Series Coordinator, Northwestern University (2007 – 2009)
Group Testing Coordinator, Northwestern University (2008)