Frank Murphy Distinguished Professor of Law and Psychology, and Faculty Associate, ISR Research Center for Group Dynamics
Ph.D. Stanford University
Psychology Office: 3219 East Hall
Psychology Phone: 734-763-1143
Research and Teaching Interests
My research interests include: emotion, psychology and law; person perception; cross-cultural psychology; and research methods.
T. Imada & P. C. Ellsworth (2011) Proud Americans and Lucky Japanese: Cultural differences in appraisal and corresponding emotion. Emotion, 11, 329-345.
P. C. Ellsworth & E. M. W. Tong (2006) What does it mean to be angry at yourself? Categories, appraisals, and the problem of language. Emotion, 6, 573-586.
S. Sommers & P. C. Ellsworth (2009) "race salience" in juror decision making: Misconceptions, clarifications, and unanswered questions. Bhevaioral Science and the Law, 27, 599-609.
P. C. Ellsworth. (2010) The rise and fall of the high-impact experiment. In M. H. Gonzales, C. Tavris, & J. Aronson (Eds.) The Scientist and the Humanist: A festschrift in honor of Elliot Aronson. NY: Psychology Press, 79-106.
Honors and Awards
- Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
- Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences (FABBS) Honored Scientist, 2010
- APA Raymond D. Fowler Award for Ourstanding Contribution to the Professional Development of Graduate Students (2011)