Zorana Ivcevic Pringle, Ph.D.

Zorana Ivcevic Pringle, Ph.D.

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Zorana Ivcevic Pringle, Ph.D., is an associate research scientist for the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Zagreb in Croatia, received her Ph.D. from the University of New Hampshire, and did postdoctoral work at the Interpersonal Communication and Interaction Laboratory at Tufts University. Zorana’s research interests involve the role of emotions, emotional intelligence and self-regulation in creativity and achievement in both school and professional work. Zorana is currently the principal investigator on three projects: (1) Emotion, Creativity and the Arts (sponsored by the Botin Foundation), (2) Self-Regulation in Creativity (sponsored by the Imagination Institute), (3) Creativity, Art and Resilience (sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts), and (4) Emotion Revolution in the Workplace (sponsored by the Faas Foundation).

Zorana has published work in numerous academic journals, including Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Journal of Personality, Applied Cognitive Psychology, Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts, Creativity Research Journal, and Journal of Creative Behavior. She is on the editorial board of Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, and is an associate editor of the International Journal of Creativity and Problem Solving. Zorana received the Mensa Education and Research Foundation’s Award for Excellence in Research for her research on emotional intelligence and emotional creativity and the Berlyne Award for Outstanding Early Career Achievement in psychology of aesthetics, creativity, and the arts from Division 10 of the American Psychological Association.