Dr. Joseph Mikels

Graduate Students
Alyssa Minton
Brooke Nyberg
Jason Snyder

Undergraduate Students
Tess Hasan
David Taullahu
Bella Netti

Recent Lab Alumni
Crystal Steltenpohl
Nathan Young


Joseph Mikels, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Psychology
Community Psychology, Program Director
Emotion & Cognition Laboratory, Director

Contact Information

Department of Psychology
2219 North Kenmore Avenue, Byrne 516
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 325-8769

Curriculum Vitae / Google Scholar Profile


Postdoctoral fellow, Psychology, Stanford University, 2003-2006
Ph.D., Psychology, University of Michigan, 2003
M.S., Psychology, University of Michigan, 2000
B.A., Psychology and German, Illinois Wesleyan University, 1998, Summa cum laude

Major Areas of Interest

  • Emotion-cognition interactions
  • Aging and adult┬álife-span development
  • Social and emotional development
  • Cognitive development
  • Judgment and decision making