June Gruber is an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and director of the Positive Emotion and Psychopathology (PEP) Laboratory. She received her B.A. in Psychology and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from U.C. Berkeley, where she was also an NIMH Predoctoral Fellow in Affective Science.
Gruber's research focuses on the ways in which positive emotion can go awry and towards developing an integrated model of positive emotion function and dysfunction using the theoretical lens and methodological tools of affective and clinical science science.
Gruber has authored over 60 journal articles and chapters, and has co-edited Positive Emotion: Integrating the Light Sides and the Dark Sides (Oxford University Press). She is the Director of the Experts in Emotion Interview Series and has a free online course in Human Emotion and iTunes U Course. Her work has been recognized by a Rising Star Award from the Association for Psychological Science, NARSAD Young Investigator Award, Early Career Award from the Society for Research in Psychopathology, and Yale University's Arthur Greer Memorial Prize for Outstanding Junior Faculty.