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Lynn E. O’Connor, Ph.D.


Lynn E. O’Connor is a clinical and social psychologist, and researcher in emotion, personality, and psychopathology. She is a professor at the Wright Institute, a practicing clinical psychologist and Director of the Emotion, Personality and Altruism Research Group.

Jack W. Berry, Ph.D.

Co-Director / Statistician

Jack W. Berry is a clinical and personality psychologist, and researcher in personality, emotions, psychopathology and rehabilitation. He is an Assistant Professor at Samford University; and Co-Director/Statistician of the Emotion, Personality and Altruism Research Group.

Rachna K. Rangan, Ph.D.

Program Director

Rachna K. Rangan is a practicing psychologist in Palo Alto. Prior to receiving a doctorate from the Wright Institute, she received a Ph.D. from the Institute of Molecular and Cellular Genetics, Singapore. She completed post doctorate work at Brandeis University and Columbia University. She is program director of EPARG.


  • Virginia Morgan, B.A.
  • Thomas Lewis, M.D.
  • Patrice Crisostomo, M.A.
  • Kathy Mulherin, Ph.D.
  • Nnamdi Pole, Ph.D.
  • Cassandra Vieten, Ph.D.
  • Jeffrey P. Schloss, Ph.D.
  • Debbie Chase, Ph.D.
  • Jane Chesher, MLitt
  • Elizabeth Albertsen, Psy.D.
  • Emily Diamond, Psy.D.
  • Karen Godfredsen, Psy.D.
  • Rebecca Murray, Psy.D.
  • Robert Steiner, Psy.D.
  • Amy Walthall, Psy.D.
  • Jane Weisbin, Psy.D.
  • Karen Davison, Psy.D.
  • Trevor Graham, Psy.D
  • Charlotte Tilson, Psy.D.
  • Emily Britton, Psy.D.
  • Sarah Hanson, B.A.
  • Neal McSherry, Psy.D.
  • David Stone, Psy.D.
  • Manisha Masher Sudindranath, M.A.
  • Eunice Yi, M.A.
  • Kevin Choi, M.A.
  • Yanlin Li, M.A.
  • Winfred Ark, M.A.
  • Toni Li

Joseph Weiss, M.D.(1924-2004), Founding Member

Contact Us

The Wright Institute
2728 Durant Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704
Attn: Professor Lynn O'Connor
(510) 841-9230
e-mail: lynnoc AT lynoc.com

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