Tammy English

Tammy English

​Associate Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences
PhD, University of California, Berkeley
MA, University of California, Berkeley
BA, Swarthmore College
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    • Washington University
      CB 1125
      One Brookings Drive
      St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
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    ​Tammy English’s research is focused on better understanding of how emotion regulation operates in daily life. She directs the Emotion and Relationships Laboratory.

    In terms of diversity science, English's work examines 1. Emotion regulation and communication in the context of intergroup interactions and, 2. The impact of emotion regulation processes on goal pursuit and well-being of first-generation college students and ethnic minorities in educational contexts.

    Selected Publications

    English, T., & John, O. (2013). Understanding the social effects of emotion regulation: The mediating role of authenticity for individual differences in suppression. Emotion, 13, 314-329.

    Scheibe, S. English, T., Tsai, J., & Carstensen, L. L. (2013). Striving to feel good: Ideal affect, actual affect, and their correspondence across adulthood. Psychology and Aging, 28, 160-171.

    English, T., John, O., Srivastava, S., & Gross, J. J. (2012). Emotion regulation and peer-rated social functioning: A four-year longitudinal study. Journal of Research in Personality, 46, 780-784.

    Impett, E. A., Kogan, A., English, T., John, O. P., Oveis, C., Gordon, A. M. & Keltner, D. (2012). Suppression sours sacrifice: Affective and relational costs of suppressing emotions in romantic relationships. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 707-720.

    English, T., & Chen, S. (2011). Self-concept consistency and culture: The differential impact of two forms of consistency. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 37, 838-849.

    English, T., & Chen, S. (2007). Culture and self-concept stability: Consistency across and within contexts among Asian Americans and European Americans. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 93, 478-490.