Research & Publications
Jessica Hoffmann, Ph.D., is a research scientist at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence where she currently serves as the Director of Adolescent Initiatives.
Jessica received her B.A. in psychology and sociology from Brandeis University, and her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in clinical psychology from Case Western Reserve University. Jessica specializes in working within school settings to develop approaches and programming (RULER and inspirED) aimed at enhancing children’s creativity, promoting positive school climates, and enhancing mental health. Her current research focuses on the efficacy of RULER and inspirED for secondary schools, including the impact of emotion skills instruction on school climate, creative problem solving, and emotion regulation ability.
Education & Training
- Postdoctoral Research AssociateYale Center for Emotional Intelligence (2016)
- PhDCase Western Reserve University, Clinical Psychology (2013)
- Psychology InternThe Village for Families and Children (2013)
- MACase Western Reserve University, Clinical Psychology (2010)
- BABrandeis University, Psychology & Sociology (2006)
- RULER for High Schools in MexicoGuadalajara, Mexico; Monterrey, Mexico 2016A project to bring RULER to the Prepa Tec network of schools across Mexico.