Alexandra Sackett

als817@lehigh.edu
 

Academic History

University of Arizona
B.S. Psychology (with Honors), Magna Cum Laude
Minor: Business Administration 

Research Interests

I'm interested in the unintentional consequences of our social cognition and how we can change them for the better. My research involves identifying and reducing biases and risky health behaviors.

  • Social Cognition; Motivation; Stereotyping, Prejudice, & Discrimination; Normative Influence; Social Identity

Conference Presentations

Sackett, A., Moskowitz, G.B., & Olcaysoy-Okten, I. (2020, February). Distortions in Time Perception and the Decision to Shoot. Society for Personality and Social Psychology Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana. 

Sackett, A., Moskowitz, G.B., & Olcaysoy-Okten, I. (2020, May). Distortions in Time Perception and the Decision to Shoot. Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois. 

Sackett, A. & Moskowitz, G.B. (2019, February). Understanding Defensive Responding to Implicit Bias Feedback. Society for Personality and Social Psychology Convention, Portland, Oregon. 

Moskowitz, G.B., Vitriol, J., & Sackett, A. (2019, March). On the Motivated Rejection of Bias Feedback. International Congress for Psychological Science, Paris, France.  

Honors and Awards

  • Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Fellowship (2018-2020)
  • APF/COGDOP Graduate Research Scholarship (2019)
  • Teaching Assistantship Award/Appointment (2020-present)

Service Roles

  • Executive Board Member of the Graduate Student Senate (2019-2020) 
  • Dean's Advisory Council (2019-2020) 
  • Graduate Student Senate Psychology Department Representative (2018-2019)   
  • Graduate Student Mentor (2018-2019)
  • Eastern Psychological Association Conference Submission Reviewer (2018)

Professional Affiliations

  • Society for Personality and Social Psychology
  • American Psychological Association
  • Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues