My current research focusses on measuring rape myth acceptance and its predictors and consequences, as part of my PhD research on sexism and challenging sexism to mitigate negative consequences for women.
I have a special interest in teaching and mentoring, and I have recently won the Excellence in Education Graduate Lab Assistant of the Year Award, 2021. This article details my teaching merits over the COVID-19 pandemic, which led me to win this award: https://www.essex.ac.uk/news/2022/02/02/hazel-sayer-excellence-in-education-award.
Publications: Whiley, L. A., Sayer, H., & Juanchich, M. (2021). Motherhood and guilt in a pandemic: Negotiating the new normal with a feminist identity. Gender, Work & Organization, 28, 612-619, https://doi.org/10.1111/gwao.12613