Erin A Hazlett

Erin A Hazlett, PhD

  • PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
  • PROFESSOR | Neuroscience

Research Topics:

Brain, Brain Imaging, Cognitive Neuroscience, Depression, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Neuroscience, Prefrontal Cortex, Schizophrenia, Thalamus

Dr. Hazlett arrived at Mount Sinai in the summer of 1993 as a post-doctoral fellow upon completing her Ph.D. in experimental psychology at the University of Southern California. Now, she is Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience and Director of the Cognitive Psychophysiology Laboratory. Dr. Hazlett has a track record of funding as a principal investigator on grants from the NIMH, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense, and private foundations. She received Young Investigator and Independent Investigator Awards from the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation (formerly NARSAD). Dr. Hazlett is also a Research Career Scientist at the James J. Peters VA (a Sinai affiliate). Her research is focused on the neurobiology of schizophrenia spectrum disorders and suicidal behavior. Her work has been featured on the cover of three international journals (Biological Psychiatry, The American Journal of Psychiatry, and Brain Research). Professor Hazlett is a member of the Association for Psychological Research, Society for Psychophysiological Research, and the Society for Research in Psychopathology.



Multi-Disciplinary Training Area

Neuroscience [NEU]


MA, University of Southern California

PhD, University of Southern California