Elizabeth M. Dworak
Formally Elizabeth Knowlton

Doctoral Student
Personality, Development, and Health
Department of Psychology
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL 60208

Office: Cresap Laboratory,
2029 Sheridan Rd, Office 109
email: elizabeth.knowlton@northwestern.edu


Education

June 2015 - BA in Psychology, DePaul University
June 2015 - BA in Arts, Media, & Design, DePaul University
June 2022 (expected) - PhD in Personality, Development, and Health Psychology, Northwestern University

Funded Awards

2019, July - Conference Travel Grant, International Society for Intelligence Research, Awarded $1,200 to support conference travel
2018, October - Conference Travel Grant, Northwestern University, Awarded $1,250 to support conference travel
2014 - 2015 - Doctoral-Undergraduate Opportunities for Scholarship Award, DePaul University, Awarded $1,500 to support undergraduate research.

Research Positions and Experience

2017 - 2022 Graduate Research Assistant, Personality, Motivation, & Cognition Lab, Department of Psychology, Northwestern University
2015 - 2017 Program Assistant, Measurement Program, Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University
2013 - 2015 Undergraduate Research Assistant, Social Development Lab, Department of Psychology, DePaul University
2012 - 2017 Undergraduate Research Assistant, Stress and Coping Lab, Department of Psychology, DePaul University

Teaching Experience

Graduate Courses

2019, Winter - Graduate Teaching Assistant, Statistics in Experimental Design (1 quarter), , Northwestern University

Undergraduate Courses

2019, Winter - Graduate Teaching Assistant, Research Methods (1 quarter), Northwestern University
2018, Fall - Graduate Teaching Assistant, Personality Psychology (1 quarter), Northwestern University
2018, Spring - Graduate Teaching Assistant, Social Psychology (1 quarter), Northwestern University
2018, Winter - Graduate Teaching Assistant, Statistical Methods in Psychology (1 quarter), Northwestern University
2014 - 2015 - Lab Manager, Quantitative Reasoning and Technological Literacy I & II (3 quarters), DePaul University
2014, Summer - First-Year Academic Success Math Tutor, First-Year Academic Success Math Tutor (1 quarter), DePaul University
2012 - 2015 - Laboratory Teaching Assistant, Quantitative Reasoning and Technological Literacy II (11 quarters), DePaul University

Published Manuscripts

  1. Kallen, M. A., Cook, K. F., Amtmann, D., Knowlton, E., & Gershon, R. (2018). Grooming a CAT: Customizing CAT administration rules to increase response efficiency in specific research and clinical settings. Quality Of Life Research: An International Journal Of Quality Of Life Aspects Of Treatment, Care & Rehabilitation, 27(9), 2403-2413. doi:10.1007/s11136-018-1870-z

Manuscripts in Preparation and Review

  1. Condon, D., Roney, E., & Dworak, E.M. (in prep). A translation protocol for self-report survey items.
  2. Tackett, J.T., Brandes, C., Dworak, E.M., Shields, A., & Xing, J. (in prep). Teaching a graduate course on (pre)registration. Canadian Psychology, Special Issue: Building a More Cumulative Psychological Science

Oral Presentations

Dworak, E.M., Revelle, W., & Condon, D.M. (2019, July). From 2006 to 2018: Understanding twelve years of personality and ability data. Paper accepted to the biennial meeting of International Society for the Study of Individual Difference in Florence, Italy.
Dworak, E.M., Revelle, W., & Condon, D.M. (2019, July). Looking for a Flynn Effect: Examining shifts in cognitive ability within the SAPA project. Paper accepted to the annual meeting of International Society for Intelligence Research in Minneapolis, MN.
Knowlton, E., Lewis, J.T., Grant, K.E., & Adam E. (2015, August). Exploring the specific processes linking economic loss and deprivation to depressive symptoms in urban adolescent youth. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association in Toronto, ON, Canada.

Peer-Reviewed Presentations


Dworak, E.M., Revelle, W., & Condon, D.M. (2019, June). Coping behavior profiles across personality items Poster presented at the biennial meeting of Association for Research of Personality in Grand Rapids, MI.
Dworak, E.M., Chapman, R., & Condon, D.M. (2018, October). Differentiating coping behaviors in predicting NIH Toolbox Psychological Well-Being. Poster presented at the annual meeting of International Society for Quality of Life Research in Dublin, Ireland.
Knowlton, E., Revelle, W., & Condon, D.M. (2018, July). Personality and coping: The best personality trait predictors of coping strategies. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of European Conferences on Personality in Zadar, Croatia.
Knowlton, E., Lewis, J.T., Grant, K.E., & Adam E. (2015, November). The mediating effect of cognitive attributional styles on rejection events and symptoms of withdrawal, anxiety, depression and aggression among youth. Poster presented at the annual meeting of Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies in Chicago, IL.
Lewis, J.T., Knowlton, E., Grant, K.E., & Adam E. (2015, August). Delineating specific mechanisms of risk: Community violence and urban adolescent aggression. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association in Toronto, ON, Canada.
Knowlton, E., Lewis, J.T., Grant, K.E., & Adam E. (2015, June). Exploring the specific processes linking economic loss and deprivation to depressive symptoms in urban adolescent youth. Poster presented at the 20th Annual Psych Night of the DePaul University Department of Psychology in Chicago, IL.
Knowlton, E., Arizaga, J.A., Lewis, J.T., Grant, K.E., & Adam, E. (2015, May). Cognitive attributional styles, threat, and symptoms of anxiety/depression among youth. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Midwestern Psychological Association in Chicago, IL.
Arizaga, J.A., Knowlton, E., Lewis, J.T., Grant, K.E., & Adam, E. (2014, March). The role of cognitive attributional styles in the relation between loss and depressive symptoms among middle and high school age youth. Poster presented at the biennial convention of the Society for Research in Child Development in Philadelphia, PA.
Teralandur, S., Dellucci, T. V., Floyd, A., Lewis, J.T., Rabideau, R., Knowlton, E., Adamcheck, R. Grant, K. E, DuBois, D. L., & Gaylord-Harden, N.K. (2014, May). The cities project: Examining the role of mentors in youth academic achievement. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association in Chicago, IL.