Zorana Ivcevic Pringle, Ph.D.

Zorana Ivcevic Pringle, Ph.D.

Research Scientist / Director of the Creativity and Emotions Lab | Email me

Zorana Ivcevic Pringle, Ph.D., is a Research Scientist at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Zagreb in Croatia, received her doctorate from the University of New Hampshire, and did postdoctoral work at the Interpersonal Communication and Interaction laboratory at Tufts University. Dr. Ivcevic’s research interests center around the role of emotion and self-regulation in creativity across domains, as well as self-expression in different contexts of everyday life. She is currently the principal investigator on three projects: (1) Emotion, Creativity and the Arts, (3) Creativity, Art and Resilience, and (4) Emotion Revolution in the Workplace. Dr. Ivcevic received funding for her research from the Botin Foundation, Imagination Institute, National Endowment for the Arts, and the Faas Foundation.

Dr. Ivcevic collaborated with colleagues from Denmark, Spain, China, and Croatia and published her research in numerous academic journals such as Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Journal of Personality, Applied Cognitive Psychology, Creativity Research Journal, Journal of Creative Behavior and others. She is Associate Editor of Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts and the International Journal of Creativity and Problem Solving. Dr. Ivcevic received the Award for Excellence in Research from the Mensa Education and Research Foundation for her research on emotional intelligence an emotional creativity, as well as the Berlyne Award for Outstanding Early Career Achievement in psychology of aesthetics, creativity, and the arts from Division 10 of the American Psychological Association.

At the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence Dr. Ivcevic is the Director of the Creativity and Emotions lab.