Christian Waugh                

Dr. Waugh is the director of the Emotional Adaptation and Psychophysiology lab (Emolab) at Wake Forest University. He is generally interested in the neural and psychophysiological underpinnings of emotions. He has specific interests in the temporal dynamics of emotional experiences, emotional resilience, and how positive emotions regulate stressful experiences.                


Dr. Waugh can be reached at waughce(at)

Former Master's Students

Sam Monfort

Brett Major

Brad Avery

Hannah Stroup

Xi Yang

Lauren (Yu) Song

Stephanie Okonmah-Obazee

Jessica Rivers

Valeriia Vlasenko

Fanyi Zeng

Marquis Scheiber

Former PhD students

Elaine Shing

Adrienne Adler

Former Post-Doctoral Scholars

Michael Tobia