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Jessica Hoffmann, PhD

Associate Research Scientist

Contact Information

Jessica Hoffmann, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

    340 Edwards Street

    New Haven, CT, 06511

    United States


Jessica Hoffmann, Ph.D., is an associate research scientist at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. She serves as project director for RULER for high schools, which helps bring social-emotional learning to high school students and educators to promote safe, nurturing environments where students and educators can reach their full potential.

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 creative interventions aimed at enhancing children’s creative thinking to promote adaptive coping and enhance mental health. Her current research focuses on the efficacy of RULER for high schools, including the impact of emotion skills instruction on school climate, creative problem solving, and emotion regulation ability.

Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
    Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence (2016)
  • PhD
    Case Western Reserve University, Clinical Psychology (2013)
  • Psychology Intern
    The Village for Families and Children (2013)
  • MA
    Case Western Reserve University, Clinical Psychology (2010)
  • BA
    Brandeis University, Psychology & Sociology (2006)

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