Professor Ellsworth is the Frank Murphy Distinguished Professor of Law and Psychology at the University of Michigan. She received her Ph.D. from Stanford University, and is also a Faculty Associate at the ISR Research Center for Group Dynamics.
Professor Ellsworth research interests include: emotion, psychology and law; person perception; cross-cultural psychology; and research methods.
T. Imada & P. C. Ellsworth (2011) Proud Americans and Lucky Japanese: Cultural differences in appraisal and corresponding emotion. Emotion, 11. pp.329-345.
P. C. Ellsworth & E. M. W. Tong (2006) What does it mean to be angry at yourself? Categories, appraisals, and the problem of language. Emotion, 6. pp. 573-586.
S. Sommers & P. C. Ellsworth (2009) "race salience" in juror decision making: Misconceptions, clarifications, and unanswered questions. Bhevaioral Science and the Law, 27. pp. 599-609.
P. C. Ellsworth. (2010) The rise and fall of the high-impact experiment. In M. H. Gonzales, C. Tavris, & J. Aronson (Eds.) The Scientist and the Humanist: A festschrift in honor of Elliot Aronson. NY: Psychology Press. pp. 79-106.