James Gross

James GrossCourtesy Stanford University

James J. Gross, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at Stanford University, and Director of the Stanford Psycho­physiology Laboratory. Dr. Gross earned his BA in philosophy from Yale University in 1987 and his PhD in clinical psychology from the University of California, Berkeley in 1993. He is a leading figure in the areas of emotion and emotion regulation, and he has received early career awards from the American Psychological Association, the Western Psychological Association, and the Society for Psycho­physio­logical Research. Dr. Gross also has won numerous awards for his teaching, including the Dean’s Award for Distinguished Teaching, the Phi Beta Kappa Teaching Prize, the Stanford Postdoctoral Mentoring Award, and the Walter J. Gores Award for Excellence in Teaching. He is a Bass University Fellow in Undergraduate Education and the Director of the Stanford Psychology One Teaching Program. Dr. Gross has an extensive program of investigator-initiated research, with grants from the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the Institute of Education Sciences. He has over 250 publications, and is a Fellow in the Association for Psychological Science and the American Psychological Association.

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