‘Affective Science’ Editorial Board

Founding Editors-in-Chief


James Gross, PhD, Stanford University
Area(s): Clinical Psychology
Expertise: emotion regulation, self-control, individual differences
Website: https://spl.stanford.edu/


Robert W. Levenson, PhD, University of California Berkeley
Area(s): Clinical Psychology
Expertise: effects of healthy aging and neurodegenerative diseases on emotional functioning; close relationships; psychophysiology
Website: https://psychology.berkeley.edu/people/robert-w-levenson


Wendy Berry Mendes
, PhD, University of California San Francisco
Area(s): Social Psychology; Health/Biological Psychology
Expertise: affect contagion, physiologic covariation, stigma/discrimination, intergroup interactions, bias, emotion and decision making, stress and health
Website: https://www.wendyberrymendes.com/

Founding Associate Editors


Ralph Adolphs
, PhD, Cal Tech
Area(s): Cognitive Neuroscience
Expertise: decision-making, facial expressions, neural underpinnings of social behavior, autism
Website: http://emotion.caltech.edu/


Frans de Waal
, PhD, Emory University
Area(s): Primatologist; Ethologist
Expertise: behavior and social intelligence of primates, animal behavior, empathy and cooperation, inequity aversion, social cognition
Website: http://www.emory.edu/LIVING_LINKS/people/dewaal.shtml


Phoebe Ellsworth
, PhD, University of Michigan
Area(s): Social Psychology, Law and Psychology
Expertise: Cognition-emotion relationships, appraisal theories, cultural similarities and differences, emotions in legal contexts
Website: https://lsa.umich.edu/psych/people/emeriti-faculty/pce.html


Ruth Feldman
, PhD, Interdisciplinary Center Herzlia; Yale Child Study Center
Area(s): Developmental Social Neuroscience
Expertise: emotional development, biobehavioral synchrony, resilience, parent-child relations, neurobiology of attachment
Website: https://ruthfeldmanlab.com/


Pete Gianaros, PhD, University of Pittsburgh
Area(s): Health/Biological Psychology
Expertise: psychological stress and physical health, socioeconomic status, autonomic and cardiovascular psychophysiology, health inequalities, health neuroscience
Website: http://www.bnl.pitt.edu/


Alicia Grandey
, PhD, Pennsylvania State University
Area(s): Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Expertise: interpersonal interactions, self-control, employee’s experience of stress and emotion, emotional labor, organizational justice, diversity
Website: https://weld.la.psu.edu/


Jonathan Gratch
, PhD, University of Southern California
Area(s): Computer Science, Psychology
Expertise: virtual reality, computational models, cognitive processes underlying emotion, influence of emotion on decision-making and behavior
Website: http://people.ict.usc.edu/~gratch/


Lasana Harris
, PhD, University College London
Area(s): Social Psychology; Social Neuroscience
Expertise: intergroup dynamics, prejudice, social perception, social cognition, causal cognition, risk perception, forecasting, and decision-making
Website: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/pals/research/experimental-psychology/person/lasana-harris/


Elizabeth Kensinger
, PhD, Boston College
Area(s): Cognitive Neuroscience
Expertise: adult lifespan/aging, memory, attention, neuroimaging
Website: https://www.bc.edu/bc-web/schools/mcas/departments/psychology/people/faculty-directory/elizabeth-kensinger.html


Kristen Lindquist
, PhD, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Area(s): Social Psychology, Social Affective Neuroscience
Expertise: facial expressions, structure of affect, neural networks, neuroimaging, social cognition, constructivist approaches
Website: http://www.kristenalindquist.com/


Katie McLaughlin
, PhD, Harvard University
Area(s): Clinical Psychology; Epidemiology
Expertise: neural and behavioral development in children and adolescents; stress and trauma, psychopathology
Website: https://psychology.fas.harvard.edu/people/kate-mclaughlin


Matthew Nock
, PhD, Harvard University
Area(s): Clinical Psychology
Expertise: interventions, aggressive behavior, psychopathology, self-control, personality disorder, self-harm, suicide
Website: https://nocklab.fas.harvard.edu/people/matthew-k-nock-phd


Shigehiro Oishi,
PhD, Columbia University
Area(s): Social/Personality Psychology; Cultural Psychology
Expertise: happiness, social ecology, cross-cultural differences
Website: https://psychology.columbia.edu/content/shigehiro-oishi


Seth Pollak
, PhD, University of Wisconsin Madison
Area(s): Developmental Psychology; Anthropology; Affective Neuroscience
Expertise: childhood development, emotion learning, childhood stress/adversity, emotional development
Website: https://childemotion.waisman.wisc.edu/media/


Jessica Tracy
, PhD, University of British Columbia
Area(s): Social/Personality Psychology
Expertise: self-conscious emotions, self-esteem/narcissism, distinct emotions, nonverbal communication, dominance and status hierarchies, moral behavior
Website: http://ubc-emotionlab.ca/people/dr-jessica-tracy/


Heather Urry
, PhD, Tufts University
Area(s): Clinical Psychology
Expertise: emotional control, emotion regulation, neuroimaging, well-being, aging
Website: https://ase.tufts.edu/psychology/ebbl/personnel/personnelUrry.htm