June Tangney

June Price Tangney received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from UCLA. After teaching for two years at Bryn Mawr College, she joined the Psychology Department at George Mason University in 1988, where she is currently Professor of Psychology. In 2007, she was honored to become University Professor at GMU. A Fellow of APA’s Division of Personality and Social Psychology and the American Psychological Society, Professor Tangney is coauthor (with Ronda Dearing) of Shame and Guilt, coeditor (with Jess Tracy and Richard Robins) of The self-conscious emotions: Theory and research, and co-editor (with Mark Leary) of the Handbook of Self and Identity. She has served as Associate Editor for Self and Identity, Consulting Editor for Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Psychological Assessment, Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, and Journal of Personality, and is currently Associate Editor of American Psychologist. Her research on the development and implications of moral emotions has been funded by NIDA, NICHD, NSF, and the John Templeton Foundation. Currently, her work focuses on moral emotions among incarcerated offenders. A recipient of GMU’s Teaching Excellence Award, she strives to integrate service, teaching and clinically-relevant research in both the classroom and her lab. Professor Tangney would be pleased to present on a variety of topics including: 1) Shame and Guilt: The Moral Emotions 2) New Approaches to Rehabilitation with Criminal Offenders 3) Humility: The Forgotten Virtue 4) Self-Forgiveness and Self-Compassion: Ducking the Heat vs. Facing the Music