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.
|Shubert Center for Child Studies, Cora Unger Brisky Endowment||Case Western Reserve University||2010|
|Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence||Member of the YCEI Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Demographics Committee||2022 - Present|
|APA Division 10, Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts||Secretary for the APA Division 10 Executive Committee||2021 - Present|
|APA Division 10, Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts||Member-at-large for the APA Division 10 Executive Committee||2018 - 2021|