James Gross, Ph.D. Professor of Psychology This Emotional Life - PBS

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Awards and Credentials

  1. Early Career Award, Society for Psychophysiological Research, 2000
  2. Early Career Award, American Psychological Association, 2001
  3. Walter J. Gores Award for Excellence in Teaching, Stanford University, 2007
  4. Stanford Postdoctoral Mentoring Award, Stanford University, 2008

James Gross, Ph.D.


Dr. Gross earned his bachelor’s in philosophy from Yale University and his doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of California, Berkeley. He is a leading researcher in the areas of emotion and emotion regulation, and is well known for his innovative theoretical, and experimental analyses of emotion regulation processes.

Dr. Gross has an extensive program of investigator-initiated research, with grants from both National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health. He has over 120 publications, including Psychology (with Henry Gleitman and Daniel Reisberg) and the Handbook of Emotion Regulation.