Professional Bio

Professional Bio

Degrees

  • PhD, Social & Health Psychology, Concentration in Quantitative Methods, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York (2009)
  • BA, Psychology, Certificate in Women’s Studies, Citation in German, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland (2003)

Professional Training

  • Clinical Pastoral Education Internship, Boulder Community Health, Boulder, Colorado (2015)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Klein Buendel Health Communication Research & Multimedia Development, Golden, Colorado (2010)

Memberships

  • North American Association for Environmental Education (since 2017)
  • Associate of American Colleges & Universities (since 2017)
  • Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education (since 2015)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (since 2002; senior member since 2016)

Fellowships

  • Ignatian Faculty Fellow, Regis University, Denver, CO (2017-2019)
  • SEED Fellow, Regis University, Denver, CO (2017-2018)

Teaching Interests and Experience       

  • Health Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Conservation Psychology
  • Behavior and Stress Management
  • Forgiveness and Reconciliation


Research & Scholarship

Research & Scholarship

Publications       

  • Floyd, A.H.L. (under review; 2018). Growing Urban: Environmental Engagement Challenges Posed by Urbanization and Opportunities Offered by Garden Based Learning.
  • Floyd, A. H. L., Rumfelt, J. & Samaras, A. (manuscript in preparation; 2018). Compassionate responders: Virtue ethics and the call to listen to trauma.
  • Floyd, A. H. L. (2018, April 3). Spending Time [Blog post]. Available at: https://regisseedinstitute.com/2018/04/03/spending-time/
  • Floyd, A. H. L. (2018, January 11). The Salience Impact: Environmental Experience and Identity [Blog post].  Available at: https://regisseedinstitute.com/2018/01/11/the-salience-impact-environmental-experience-and-identity/
  • Floyd H. L. & Floyd, A. H. L. (2017). Residual risk and the psychology of lower order controls. IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, 53,6, 6009 – 6014.
  • Floyd, A. H. L. (2016). Holding space: A reflection about teaching a class on forgiveness. Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal, 5(2), Article 8. Available at: http://epublications.regis.edu/jhe/vol5/iss2/8
  • Floyd, A. H. L. & Floyd, H. L. (May-June, 2014). Cultural Drift and the Occlusion of Electrical Safety, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, 50(3), 1610-1618.
  • Floyd, A.H.L. & Floyd, H.L. (April, 2014). The Value of Vulnerability: Helping Workers Perceive Personal Risk. Professional Safety, 32-37.
  • Goldenberg, M.A., Floyd, A.H.L., & Moyer, A. (2013). No Effect of a Brief Music Intervention on Test Anxiety and Exam Scores in College Undergraduates. Journal of Articles in Support of the Null Hypothesis, 10(1).
  • Floyd, A. H. L. (2012). Multitasking and the illusion of safety. IEEE Industry Applications Magazine, 18 (3), 18-22.
  • Buller, D. & Floyd, A.H.L. (2012). Internet Interventions. In S. Noar & N. Harrington (Eds). eHealth Applications: Promising Strategies for Behavior Change, pp 59-78.
  • Xu, X., Floyd, A.H.L., Westmaas, J.L., & Aron, A. (2010). Self-expansion as an aid in smoking abstinence and cessation. Psychology Research Progress; Public Health in the 21st Century. Nova Science Publishers. [also in L.V. Berhardt (Ed.)Advances in Medicine and Biology, 32. Nova Science Publishers].
  • Floyd, A. H. L. & Moyer, A. (2010). Effects of participant preferences in unblinded randomized controlled trials. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, 5 (2), 81-93.
  • Floyd, A. H. L. & Moyer, A. (2010). Group vs. individual exercise interventions for women with breast cancer: A meta-analysis, Health Psychology Review, 4, 22-41.
  • Xu, X., Floyd, A. H. L., Westmaas, J. L., & Aron, A. P. (2010). Self-expansion and smoking abstinence, Addictive Behaviors, 35, 295-301.
  • Moyer, A ., Sohl, S. J., Knapp-Oliver, S. K., Schneider, S., & Floyd, A. H. L. (2009). Lessons to be learned from 25 years of research investigating psychosocial interventions for cancer patients. The Cancer Journal, 15, 345-351.
  • Moyer, A. and Floyd, A. H. L. (2009). Equipoise may be in the eye of the beholder, The American Journal of Bioethics, 9 (2), 21- 22.
  • Floyd, A.H.L., Westmaas, J. L., Targhetta, V. & Moyer, A. (2009). Depressive symptoms and smokers’ perceptions of lung cancer risk: Moderating effects of tobacco dependence, Addictive Behaviors (34), 154-163.
  • Moyer, A. & Floyd, A. H. L. (2008, September 28). A plan for completing the circle of critical services for cancer patients [Review of the book Cancer Care for the Whole Patient]. PsycCRITIQUES—Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 53  (No. 39), Article 3.
  • Floyd, A. H. L. & Moyer, A . (2008). “Choosing” health under conditions of limited control and competing demands [Review of the book Gender and Health: Effects of Constrained Choices and Social Policy]. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 32, 484-485.

Presentations

  • Floyd, H. L & Floyd, A. H. L. (February 2017). Bringing attention to residual risk: The psychology of warnings, administrative controls and PPE. IEEE Electrical Safety Workshop, Reno, NV.
  • Floyd, A. H. L. (2014, June). Psychology and Safety: How what you think impacts the safety of you and your coworkers. 3C Electrical Company, Annual Electrical Safety Seminar, Boston, Massachusetts. 
  • Floyd, A. H. L. (2014, June). PTSD: What it is and how to recognize it in children and adolescents. Foundation for the Prevention of School Violence Annual Symposium. Regis University, Denver, Colorado.
  • Floyd, A. H. L., & Floyd, H. L. (2013, June). The value of vulnerability: How to teach your workers about their risk. American Society of Safety Engineers Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Floyd, A. H. L., & Floyd, H. L. (2013, March). Cultural drift and the occlusion of safety. IEEE Industry Applications Society Electrical Safety Workshop, Dallas, TX.
  • Domitrovich, T. A., Floyd, A. H. L., & Smail, T. (2012, February). Methods to influence change in home safety. IEEE Industry Applications Society Electrical Safety Workshop, Daytona Beach, FL.
  • Floyd, A. H. L. (2010, February). Multitasking and the Illusion of Safety. IEEE Industry Applications Society Electrical Safety Workshop, Memphis, TN.
  • Floyd, A. H. L. & Moyer, A. (2008, March). Are we missing the boat? Breast cancer exercise interventions: A meta-analytic review. Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA.
  • Floyd, A. H. L., Xu, X., Aron, A., & Westmaas, J. L. (2006, April). The role of self-expansion as a potential aid in smoking cessation. Social/Health Area Brown Bag Colloquium. Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY.
  • Floyd, A. H. L. & Westmaas, J. L. (2005, April). Providing effective smoking cessation messages to smokers with depression. Social/Health Area Brown Bag Colloquium, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY.

Webinars, Workshops, and Guest Lectures

  • Pessin, S., Firestone, T., Gieger, B., SJ, & Floyd, A.H.L. (2016, September 27). The Forgiveness Dialogues: An Interfaith Conversation. A panel presented at: Regis University, Denver Colorado, USA.
  • Floyd, A. H. L. & Igel, C. (2016, March). Contemplative Cyberspaces: Opportunities and challenges to contemplative pedagogies online. Regis University Instructional Design and Technology Fair. Regis University. Denver, Colorado.
  • Floyd, A. H. L. (2016, March). Mindfulness and MS Workshop. Colorado-Wyoming Chapter, MS Society. Denver, Colorado.
  • Floyd, A.H.L. (2014, November 2). The Value of Vulnerability.  Presented to: University of Alabama’s School of Engineering Advanced Safety Engineering and Management MS Program.
  • Floyd, H.L. & Floyd, A.H.L. (2014, April 17). Maintaining Sense of Vulnerability and Avoiding Cultural Drift.  DuPont Global Electrical Safety Network.


Awards & Recognition

Awards & Recognition

  • Best Paper Award, 2nd Place, IEEE Electrical Safety Workshop “Residual Risk and the Psychology of Lower Order Controls” (co-author: H. Landis Floyd; 2017)
  • Best Paper Award, 1st Place, IEEE Electrical Safety Workshop “Cultural Drift and the Occlusion of Electrical Safety” (co-author: H. Landis Floyd; 2013)
  • Best Paper Award, 3rd Place, IEEE Electrical Safety Workshop “Multitasking and the Illusion of Safety” (2010)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Stony Brook University (2007)
  • Magna Cum Laude, University of Maryland (2003)
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Academic Honors Society (2003)
  • Psi Chi, Psychology Honors Society (2001) 


Community Involvement & Service

Community Involvement & Service       

  • 2016-2017 | Seasons Hospice
  • 2015-2016 | Member, Spiritual Care Education Advisory Board, Boulder Community Health
  • 2013-2014 | Volunteer and Regis Univ. Volunteer Coordinator; Mudslingers and Boulder Flood Relief, Boulder, Colorado
  • 2012-2015 | IEEE IAS Myron Zucker Electrical Safety Prevention through Design Student Engineering Education Initiative, Student Program Chair 
  • 2012-2014 | Member of the Board of Directors, Phamaly Theatre Company, Denver, Colorado 
  • 2012-2014 | Member of the Boulder Cello Project, Boulder, Colorado
  • 2010-2013 | Volunteer with the National Sports Center for the Disabled, Denver, Colorado 
  • 2011-2012 | Volunteer with The Blind Café, Boulder, Colorado 
  • 2005-2008 | Swallow This! Psychology Consultant for health behavior and theatre arts project, Stony Brook University, New York 
  • 2007 | Social & Health Psychology Brown Bag Coordinator, Stony Brook University, New York 
  • 2007 | Play Fit – Stay Fit! Project for children living with cancer, Stony Brook University, New York