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Northwest Missouri State University


Dr. Jennifer Pratt-Hyatt

Dr. Jennifer Pratt-Hyatt

Email

Office

2325 Colden Hall

Phone

660.562.1012
660.562.1963 (fax)

Assistant Professor


Education

  • Ph.D. Personality & Social Psychology; Michigan State University
  • M.A. Social and Personality Psychology; Michigan State University
  • B.A. Psychology; University of Missouri-Columbia

Courses Taught

  • 08-103 General Psychology
  • 08-234 Introduction to Psychological Experimentation
  • 08-353 Psychology of Gender
  • 08-363 Psychology of Personality
  • 35-365 Social Psychology
  • 08-605 Social & Cultural Foundations of Counseling

Academic Interests

  • Social identity
  • Race and gender issues
  • Perception and confrontation of prejudice
  • Mortality salience and personality

Scholarly Activity

Publications

  • Miner-Rubino, K., Settles, I.H., Pratt-Hyatt, J.S., & Brady, C.C. (2012).  Experiencing incivility in organizations: The buffering effects of emotional and organizational support. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 42, 340-372.
  • Sterling, L.K., Pratt-Hyatt, J.S., & Van Mullem, H.I. (2011).  Pro Sports: Ticket to a Better Life or Perpetuating Poverty?  The Counseling Interviewer, 43, 19-25.
  • Yap, S. C. Y., Settles, I. H.,&   Pratt-Hyatt, J. S. (2011). Mediators of the relationship between racial identity and life satisfaction among a community sample of African American women and men.   Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 17, 89-97.
  • Settles, I.H., Jellison, W.A., & Pratt-Hyatt, J.S. (2009).  Identification with multiple social groups: The moderating role of identity change over time among women-scientists.  Journal of Research in Personality, 43, 856-867.
  • Kaiser, C.R. & Pratt-Hyatt, J.S. (2009). Distributing prejudice unequally: Do Whites direct their prejudice toward strongly identified minorities? Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 96, 432-445.
  • Settles, I.H., Pratt-Hyatt, J.S., & Buchanan, N.T. (2008).  Through the lens of race: Black and White women’s perceptions of their gender.  Psychology of Women Quarterly, 32, 454-468.
  • Settles, I.H. & Pratt-Hyatt, J.S. (2005). Personality and youth political involvement. In L. Sherrod, C. Flanagan, & R. Kassimir (Eds.), Youth Activism: An International Encyclopedia (vol. 2, pp. 466-470). Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing.

Reviewed Presentations

  • Pratt-Hyatt, J.S., Settles, I.H., & Yap, S.C.Y. (2010). Contact with ingroup members as a mediator of the relationship between racial identity and social support.  Poster presented at the Conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in Las Vegas, NV.
  • Yap, S.C.Y., Settles, I.H., & Pratt-Hyatt, J.S. (2010). Mediators of the relationship between racial identity and life satisfaction among a community sample of African American women and men.  Poster presented at the Conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in Las Vegas, NV.
  • Settles, I.H., Jellison, W.A., & Pratt-Hyatt, J.S. & (2010). Does group identification help or harm? The moderating role of identity change in identity-threat outcomes for women in science.  Paper presented at the Conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in Las Vegas, NV.
  • Settles, I.H., Yap, S.C.Y., Pratt-Hyatt, J.S. (2009).  The protective role of racial and gender identities for perceived workplace obstacles.  Paper presented at the Work, Stress, Health Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico. 
  • Settles, I.H., Jellison, W.A., & Pratt-Hyatt, J.S. (2009). Identity change and identity-threat outcomes for women in science. Paper presented at the Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology in New Orleans, LA.
  • Pratt-Hyatt, J.S. & Settles, I.H. (2009). Predicting confrontations of sexism from gender identity.  Paper presented at the Convention of the American Psychological Association in Toronto, ON.
  • Kaiser, C.R., Pratt-Hyatt, J.S., Wilkins, C.L., Rieck, H.M., & Drury, B.J.  (2009). Perception and reality: Why do highly identified minorities report experiencing more prejudice than weakly identified minorities?  Paper presented at the Conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in Tampa, FL.
  • Pratt-Hyatt, J.S. & Settles, I.H. (2009). Predicting beliefs about White privilege from individual differences and life experiences.  Poster presented at the Conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in Tampa, FL.
  • Settles, I.H., Jellison, W.A, & Pratt-Hyatt, J.S. (2008).  Increasing identification over time buffers identity interference outcomes for women in science.  Poster presented at the Convention of the Association for Psychological Science in Chicago, IL.
  • Pratt-Hyatt, J.S. & Settles, I.H. (2008).  Advocates and allies: Predictors of race-related activism among White women.  Paper presented at the Conference of the Association for Women in Psychology in San Diego, CA.
  • Pratt-Hyatt, J.S. (2008).  The experiences of target and non-target confronters of prejudice.  Poster presented at the Conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in Albuquerque, NM.
  • Hagiwara, N., Pratt-Hyatt, J.S., & Kaiser, C.R. (2007).  Group identity and perceived prejudice: Do strongly and weakly identified African Americans experience differential exposure to prejudice?  Poster presented at the Conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in Memphis, TN.
  • Pratt-Hyatt, J.S. & Settles, I.H. (2007).  Voting among young Americans: Political efficacy and candidate support predict voting behavior and election perceptions.  Poster presented at the Conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in Memphis, TN.
  • Pratt-Hyatt, J.S., Settles, I.H., & Torres, J.M.C.  (2006). African-American and White women's perceptions of race and gender.  Paper presented at the Conference of the Association for Women in Psychology in Ypsilanti, MI.
  • Pratt-Hyatt, J.S. & Settles, I.H. (2005).  Self-labeling as a feminist and liberal political activism.  Poster presented at the Conference of the Association for Women in Psychology in Tampa, FL. 
  • Pratt, J.S. & Arndt, J. (2002).  The dark reflection of group affiliation: The effect of mortality salience and negative ingroup identification on self-esteem.  Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Student Group Advisement

  • Psi-Chi, Co-Advisor
  • Hockey Club, Advisor