Michael Strambler, Ph.D.
Associate Research Scientist | Email meMichael J. Strambler, Ph.D. is an associate research scientist at Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and is based at The Consultation Center in New Haven, CT. A main aspect of his research centers on how home and school environments shape students’ emotional and psychological investment in academics and such investment impacts their academic and social-emotional wellbeing. Along with Lance Linke, Mike co-directs a collaborative project between Bridgeport Public Schools, Yale School of Medicine, and Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence aimed at promoting social emotional learning which includes implementation of RULER. A key component to this work also focuses on capacity building around the use of data for informing practice. Mike received his B.A. from Morehouse College, his M.A. from Stony Brook University, and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley. He has earned several grants and awards including those from the Ford Foundation, William T. Grant Foundation, Tauck Family Foundation, and the American Psychological Foundation and he is the author of numerous scholarly articles and papers.