Pittsburgh Post Gazette: "The Thinkers: Emotion's Effects on Decisions is her Field"

July 21, 2011

March 28, 2004

You wouldn't know it to watch her in action, but Jennifer Lerner specializes in anger.

In person, the 36-year-old Carnegie Mellon University professor is poised, good-natured and frequently lets loose with a deep-throated laugh.

But her research has made anger her signature work -- in particular, understanding how it shapes people's views of life and influences the decisions they make.

Photograph of Jennifer Lerner receiving Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) ceremony at the White House

July 21, 2011

September 9, 2004

For research investigating the role of emotion in judgment and decision making and for disseminating behavioral decision research to broader audiences of students, the public, and policymakers.

APA Psychological Science Agenda: "Lerner and Moreno Win Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)"

July 21, 2011

September 2004

Jennifer Lerner, a social psychologist at Carnegie Mellon University, and Roxana Moreno, a cognitive psychologist and education researcher at the University of New Mexico, were named this month as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).

Ascribe, The Public Interest Newsire: "Carnegie Mellon Gives McCandless Professorships to Up-and-Coming Robotics, Psychology Researchers"

July 21, 2011

June 8, 2004

Carnegie Mellon University has awarded the Anna Loomis McCandless professorship to Yoky Matsuoka, assistant professor in the Robotics Institute in the School of Computer Science, and the Estella Loomis McCandless professorship to Jennifer Lerner, an assistant professor of social and decision sciences and psychology. The professorships are given every three years to two junior faculty members who have shown great promise in their field.