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 Mason. 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 the American Psychologist and Self & Identity. 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 improving treatment for people incarcerated in local jails.  A recipient of Mason’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 Treatment of People in Jails and Prisons; and 3) Humility: The Forgotten Virtue.