Summer 2013 - 2015 Research Internships in
Hojooba’ bee la’ hooniil,
Undergraduate Research into the Social Psychophysiology of Compassion

Faculty Research Projects:

Ann Huffman is an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist whose primary research interests are stress and coping in the work-life interface, workplace experiences, work attitudes, diversity issues in work-family conflict, and the transfer of sustainability activities in the work place to the home and family. From 1997 to 2001, Dr. Huffman was PI at the Walter Reed Army Medical Research Institute - Europe conducting research on stress and coping in U.S. soldiers and their families; she is currently PI/Co-PI on four additional research grants. She arrived at NAU in 2005 and over the past 3 years, she has co-authored 1 symposium paper, 4 oral presentations, and 8 poster presentations with undergraduate students at national conferences, including 2 APA Conventions over this period. Dr. Huffman has an active undergraduate student research lab with an average of 10 students per year. “How do compassionate behaviors in the home generalize to the workplace, and vice versa?” “How does minority stress affect lesbian, gay, bisexual, older, disabled, and ethnic minority employees’ expression of compassion in the workplace and at home?” “How do employee compassion behaviors at home affect workplace behavior?”