Adi Wiezel

SCOB 232
620 Orange St.
Grad Research Associate
Graduate Assistant/Associate
TEMPE Campus

Student Information

Graduate Student
The College of Lib Arts & Sci


Adi Wiezel is a social psychology PhD student at ASU. She is completing her studies under the joint direction of Dr. Douglas Kenrick and Dr. Lani Shiota. Her research emphasizes the structure of political attitudes as well as emotional, motivational, and social mechanisms of attitude change. She also has strong interests in leadership preferences, and in the influence of emotion on motivation and engagement in educational settings.

She is currently serving as a graduate research associate for the NSF-funded Secondary Mathematics in-the-Moment Longitudinal Study (SMiLES). Previously, Adi was the first to formally oversee retention efforts at ASU's College of Health Solutions, where she aided in ASU 101 first year curriculum design and served as the chair of the college's case management committee and joint faculty and staff retention committee. Adi also served as the State Department Campus Affairs Coordinator for ASU for two years, and she earned both her bachelor's and master's degrees in political science from Arizona State University. She now also holds a master's degree in (social) psychology. 

Research Interests

Political psychology, political attitudes, attitude change, leadership, political polarization, stereotypes, evolutionary psychology, motivation, affect, education.


Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 350Social Psychology