‘Affective Science’ Editorial Board

Founding Editors-in-Chief

James Gross, PhD, Stanford University
Area(s): Clinical Psychology
Expertise: emotion regulation, self-control, individual differences

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

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

Founding Associate Editors

Ralph Adolphs, PhD, Cal Tech
Area(s): Cognitive Neuroscience
Expertise: decision-making, facial expressions, neural underpinnings of social behavior, autism

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Elizabeth Kensinger, PhD, Boston College
Area(s): Cognitive Neuroscience
Expertise: adult lifespan/aging, memory, attention, neuroimaging

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

Katie McLaughlin, PhD, Harvard University
Area(s): Clinical Psychology; Epidemiology
Expertise: neural and behavioral development in children and adolescents; stress and trauma, psychopathology

Matthew Nock, PhD, Harvard University
Area(s): Clinical Psychology
Expertise: interventions, aggressive behavior, psychopathology, self-control, personality disorder, self-harm, suicide

Shigehiro Oishi, PhD, University of Virginia
Area(s): Social/Personality Psychology; Cultural Psychology
Expertise: happiness, social ecology, cross-cultural differences

Seth Pollak, PhD, University of Wisconsin Madison
Area(s): Developmental Psychology; Anthropology; Affective Neuroscience
Expertise: childhood development, emotion learning, childhood stress/adversity, emotional development

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

Heather Urry, PhD, Tufts University
Area(s): Clinical Psychology
Expertise: emotional control, emotion regulation, neuroimaging, well-being, aging