Dr. Joseph Mikels

Laboratory Manager
Alicia Chen

Graduate Students
Eric Peist
Amber Pham
Nathan Young

Project Coordinator
Heather Bauer

Undergraduate Students
Rachel Bell
Meg Furman
Sonia Johnson
Madeline Nievera
Carson Schuetze

Joseph Mikels, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Psychology
Emotion and Cognition Lab, 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
  • Judgement and decision making