Abbey Hammell

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Rm 110 Anderson Hall

257 19th Ave S

Abbey Hammell is the Survey Methodologist and Project Designer in the Liberal Arts Technologies and Innovation Services (LATIS) at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. As a part of her role in LATIS, she provides human subjects survey and experimental design expertise; in particular, she consults with CLA faculty and graduate students on research tasks such as the development of survey questions, development of online experimental designs, sampling methods, online crowdsourcing/market research platforms, Qualtrics programming, REDCap programming, IRB protocols, and other things related to research data collection. Abbey also teaches workshops on Qualtrics, R, and online data collection.

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • MA: Psychology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.
  • BA: Psychology & Spanish, Winona State University, Winona, MN.


  • research project design & management
  • survey research methods
  • Qualtrics programming
Courses Taught
  • PSY 1912 - Uncovering "Fake" News: Deciphering Science in the Media (Instructor)
  • PSY 3801 - Intro to Psych Measurement & Data Analysis (Section Leader)
  • PSY 3902 - Major Project in Psychology (Section Leader)
  • PSY 1001 - Introduction to Psychology (Section Leader)
  • Hammell, A. E., Helwig, N. E., Kaczkurkin, A. N., Sponheim, S. R., & Lissek, S. (2020). The temporal course of over-generalized conditioned threat expectancies in posttraumatic stress disorder. In press, Behaviour Research and Therapy.
  • Vekaria, K. M., Hammell, A. E., Vincent, L., Smith, M., Rogers, T., Switzer, G. E., & Marsh, A. A. (2020). The role of prospection in altruistic bone marrow donation decisions. Health Psychology, 39(4), 316.
  • Instructor Career Readiness Fellow, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota, Sept 2018
  • Brain Imaging Grant, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota , Sept 2018
  • Graduate Summer Research Fellowship, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota, June 2018
  • Graduate Research Partnership Program (GRPP) Fellowship, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota, June 2017