Social Emotions Group

Northeastern University

The Team

David DeSteno. Dave completed his graduate work in social psychology at Yale. He spent the next 3 years as a postdoctoral fellow at Ohio State, and has been at Northeastern since 1999.
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jolie Jolie Baumann. Jolie is a postdoc working in Lisa Feldman Barrett's lab @ Northeastern and a former grad student of Dave's working on the interplay of emotion, risk-assessment, and social cognition. Jolie hails from Oneida, NY and came to Northeastern by way of Ithaca College.


paulPaul Condon. Paul is a 4th year grad student working on (a) the social sequelae of contemplative practice, (b) the dynamics of compassion as related to forgiveness and punishment, and (c) the impact of emotions on intergroup relations. Paul hails form Pendleton, Oregon and came to Northeastern from Gonzaga University.


Leah Dickens. Leah is a 3rd year grad student with interests focusing on the role of emotions and wellbeing. At present, she is working on projects examining the cognitive and social sequelae of gratitude and social robotics. Leah comes from Sharon, MA and completed her BA in psychology at Connecticut College.