Society Leadership

Maya Tamir, President [website]

Elaine Fox, Past President [website]

Maital Neta, President Elect [website]

Christopher Oveis, Treasurer [website]

Michelle “Lani” Shiota, Member at Large [website]

Nicole Giuliani, Member at Large [website]

Christian Waugh, Secretary [website]

Andrea Samson, 2023 Program Co-Chair [website] [website]

Elizabeth (Liz) daSilva, 2023 Program Co-Chair [website]

Angela Smith, Student Committee Representative [email]

Co-Chair: Andrea Samson, 2023 Conference Program Co-Chair [website] [website]

Co-Chair: Elizabeth daSilva, 2023 Conference Program Co-Chair [website]

Shir Atzil, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Lameese Eldesouky, The American University in Cairo

Jonas Everaert, Tilburg University

Ivan Grahek, Brown University

Yuval Hart, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Yael Millgram, Harvard University

Katie Hoemann, KU Leuven

Jen McCormack, University of Virginia

Erik Nook, Princeton University

David Preece, Curtin University

Magda Rychlowska, Queen’s University Belfast

Angela Smith, University of Toronto

Adrienne Wood, University of Virginia

Hongbo Yu, University of California, Santa Barbara

Past Chairs:

Co-Chair: Maria Gendron, 2022 Conference Program Co-Chair

Co-Chair: Stephanie Carpenter, 2022 Conference Program Co-Chair

Co-Chair: Erik Nook, Princeton University [email]

Co-Chair:  Lameese Eldesouky, The American University in Cairo [email]

Past Chairs:

Co-Chair: Aaron Heller, University of Miami

Co-Chair: Erik Nook, Yale University

Chair: Elaine Fox, The University of Adelaide [email]

Past Chair: Barbara Fredrickson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill [email]

Justin Kim, Sungkyunkwan University

Robert Levenson, University of California, Berkeley

Jeanne Tsai, Stanford University

Abigail Marsh, Georgetown University

Katie Hoemann, KU Leuven

Jennifer MacCormack, University of Virginia

Maya Tamir, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Co-Chair: Nicole Giuliani, University of Oregon [email]

Co-Chair: Luis Flores, Queen’s University [email]

Jennifer Silvers, University of California Los Angeles

Lorenzo Pasquini, University of California, San Francisco

David Preece, Curtin University

Past-Chair: Hedy Kober, Yale University

Co-Chair: Nicole Roberts, Arizona State University [email]

Co-Chair: Stephanie Carpenter, University of Michigan [email]

Anthony Atkinson, Durham University

Jess Datu, Education University of Hong Kong

Lameese Eldesouky, The American University in Cairo

Katie Greenaway, University of Melbourne

Katie Hoemann, KU Leuven

Sara Levens, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Steven Most, University of New South Wales, Sydney

Magdalena Rychlowska, Queen’s University Belfast

Kaitlyn Werner, University of Pennsylvania

Jolie Wormwood, University of New Hampshire

Kyle Barrentine, University of Virginia

Chair: Yulia Chentsova-Dutton, Georgetown University [email]

Jonathan Gratch, University of Southern California

Luke Chang, Dartmouth College

Past Chair: Carien van Reekum, University of Reading

Chair: Jennifer MacCormack, University of Virginia [email]

Elise Kalokerinos, University of Melbourne

Rachel Aaron, Johns Hopkins University

Jenna Gilchrist, University of Waterloo

Sarah Pressman, University of California, Irvine

Oriana Aragón, Clemson University

Monica Perusquia-Hernandez, University of Essex

Sarah Sperry, University of Michigan

Dasha Yermol, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Past Chair: Eliza Bliss-Moreau, University of California, Davis

Past Co-Chair: Jasmine Mote, Tufts University

Chair: Jeffrey Girard, University of Kansas [email]

Augusta Gaspar, Faculty of Human Sciences, Universidade Catolica Portuguesa

Eva Liu, Yale University

Past Chair: Justin Kim, Sungkyunkwan University

Chair: Angela Smith, University of Toronto [email]

Past Chair: Olivia Zhao, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Editor & SAS Membership & Outreach Committee member:
Katie Greenaway, University of Melbourne 

Science Feature & SAS Membership & Outreach Committee member:
Katie Hoemann, KU Leuven 

Student Update Facilitator & SAS Membership & Outreach Committee member:
Jess Datu, The Education University of Hong Kong

SAS Membership & Outreach Committee Co-Chair:
Stephanie Carpenter, University of Michigan

SAS Membership & Outreach Committee Co-Chair:
Nicole Roberts, Arizona State University

The Newsletter Committee thanks many SAS members for their ad-hoc contributions – your hard work keeps our newsletter running! See individual stories for their byline.

Chair: Michelle (Lani) Shiota, Arizona State University [email]

Derek Isaacowitz, Northeastern University

 Joseph Mikels, DePaul University

Yuri Miyamoto, Hitotsubashi University

Jose Soto, Pennsylvania State University

Angela Smith, University of Toronto

Livia Sacchi, University of Lausanne

Founders: Lisa Feldman Barrett and James Gross

Past Presidents:

2014: James Gross, Stanford University

2015: Lisa Feldman Barrett, Northeastern University

2016: Wendy Berry Mendes, University of California, San Francisco

2017: Kevin Ochsner, Columbia University

2018: Ann Kring, University of California, Berkeley

2019: Robert Levenson, University of California, Berkeley

2020: Paula Niedenthal, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2021: Barbara Fredrickson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2022: Elaine Fox, University of Oxford

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