Director »

Jessica L. Tracy, Ph.D.

Associate Professor – Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia

Associate Editor, Emotion

Jess is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of British Columbia, and a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar. [...]

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Jessica L. Tracy, Ph.D.

Lab Personnel »

Jeff Markusoff

Lab Manager

Jeff is an award-winning (unofficial-internal award) lab manager, who since 2008 has been coordinating all research projects and research assistants involved in the Emotion and Self Lab. [...]

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Jeff Markusoff

Graduate Students »

Conor M. Steckler

Ph.D. Student

I study the cognitive and emotional mechanisms involved in moral judgment and decision-making, using evolutionary theory and methods from social and developmental psychology. In addition to my work with Jess, I work with Kiley Hamlin on the early developmental origins of moral decision-making, as evidenced in infants and young children. [...]

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Conor M. Steckler

Post-Doc »

Dan Randles

Post-Doctoral Scholar

My main interest is in how people’s behavior is shaped by their emotional reactions to critical events in life. I am also interested in whether people in general can identify if someone else has a healthy or unhealthy emotional reaction to important eve [...]

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Dan Randles

Undergraduate Students »

Directed Studies Students

  • Eva Gifford
  • Mengzhu Celine Zhang
  • Megan Buckley

Honours Students

  • Marco Yiu Yeung Sy

Research Assistants

  • Lauren Wright
  • Ainsley Gornall
  • Leah Hintsche
  • Zarina Giannone
  • Lisa Jing Zhou
  • Alex Curtis
  • Shaun MacDonald
  • Heerim Melanie Kim
  • Fernanda Pellegrini
  • Elle Chau
  • Camille Hobbs
  • Simon Ho
  • Alva Cheng
  • Mili Baghela
  • Michelle Little
  • Alicia Jaffer
  • Matt Hanna

Lab Alumni »

Chrissie Prehn

Doctoral Student, Clinical Psychology

PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium, Palo Alto University

Chrissie Prehn