Miss Nina Lalita Waddell
BA, BHSc, BSc (Hons)
I am a PhD Candidate supervised by Dr Nickola Overall in the REACH Lab. I completed a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Health Sciences at the University of Auckland, before going on to do a Bachelor of Science with Honours specialising in Psychology.
Research | Current
My research focuses on how sexism affects the function of intimate relationships. Specifically, my work examines how people balance investment in romantic relationships with investment in personal goals and ambitions.
Teaching | Current
Graduate Teaching Assistant for PSYCH 311 (Advanced Topics in Social Psychology)
Summer Research Scholarship (2016)
Senior Scholar Award in Arts (2017)
Bachelor of Science (Hons) with First Class Honours in Psychology (2018)
University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarship (2019)
Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)
- Waddell, N., Sibley, C. G., & Osborne, D. (2019). Better off Alone? Ambivalent Sexism Moderates the Association Between Relationship Status and Life Satisfaction Among Heterosexual Women and Men. Sex Roles, 80 (5-6), 347-361. 10.1007/s11199-018-0935-3
Other University of Auckland co-authors: Chris Sibley, Danny Osborne