Department of PsychologyUniversity of Hawaii at Manoa

Department of Psychology Faculty Profile

Elaine Hatfield

Elaine Hatfield

Professor

Education

PhD, Stanford University

Research

Dr. Hatfield is especially interested in working with students who are interested in conducting experiments on love, sex, and emotional contagion and who have strong backgrounds in computer analyses and statistical methods. Dr. Elaine Hatfield is a member of the Social Psychology Concentration. Her research interests include social psychology, emotions, emotional contagion, love, and human sexuality.

Awards & Honors

Past president of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sex (SSSS). (2013)

The Association of Psychological William James Award for a lifetime of scientific achievement. (2012)

The Alfred C. Kinsey Award. Society for the Scientific Study of Sex (SSSS). Mid-continent Region. (1998)

Distinguished Scientist Award from the Society for the Scientific Study of Sex (1995)

Distinguished Scientist Award of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology (1994)

Society for the Scientific Study of Sex (SSSS) Award for Distinguished Scientific Achievement (1994)

Society of Experimental Social Psychology (SESP) Distinguished Scientist Award (1993)

College of Social SciencesUniversity of Hawaii at Manoa