Lance Linke, Ph.D.
Associate Research Scientist | Email meLance H. Linke, Ph.D., is an associate research scientist in the Division of Prevention and Community Research, Department of Psychiatry, at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Linke has trained as a developmental and educational psychologist with a concentration on cognitive and emotional information processing components of affective-regulation. Along with Mike Strambler, Lance co-directs a collaborative project between Bridgeport Public Schools, Yale School of Medicine, and Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence aimed at promoting social and emotional learning which includes implementation of RULER. Lance also is a collaborator on the innovations in emotional intelligence skill building project. Dr. Linke has worked internationally with departments and ministries of health and education to create interdisciplinary, collaborative frameworks that focus on the importance of emotional development in education environments. His research concomitantly aims to understand how people in various cultures perceive and interpret the world, and how these perceptions and interpretations influence behavior. He continues to evaluate the development of emotion regulation, and the many variables that influence this, with respect to academic, interpersonal, and intrapersonal domains.