Peter Salovey, PhD

Title: President

Company: Yale University

Location: New Haven, CT United States


  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Recipient, Ellis Island Medal of Honor, Ellis Island Honors Society (2016)
  • Honoree, Outstanding Contribution to Health Psychology, Division 38, American Psychological Association (2015)
  • Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, Connecticut Psychological Association (2015)
  • Honoree, National Academy of Medicine (2013)
  • Honoree, American Academy of Arts & Sciences (2013)
  • Recipient, Carson Scholars Fund Leadership Award (2011)
  • Recipient, Exceptional Lifetime Achievement Award, International Conference on Advances in Management Sciences, IEDRC (2009)
  • Recipient, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Excellence Award (2005)
  • Recipient, Wilbur Lucius Cross Medal, Graduate School Alumni Association, Yale University (2004)
  • Recipient, The Lex Hixon ’63 Prize for Teaching Excellence in the Social Sciences, Yale University (2002)
  • Recipient, National Cancer Society CIS Partner Research Award (2001)
  • Recipient, Mensa Education and Research Foundation Award (2001)
  • Recipient, William Clyde DeVane Medal for Distinguished Scholarship and Teaching in Yale College (2000)
  • Honoree, Presidential Young Investigator, National Science Foundation, Washington, DC (1990)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the World (2013-2014, 2016)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America (2000-2004, 2005, 2009-2014, 2016)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the East (2009-2015)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in American Education (2005, 2007)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering (1993)


  • Honorary Doctorate, McGill University
  • Honorary Doctor of Laws, Harvard University
  • Honorary Doctor of Philosophy, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
  • Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu City, Taiwan
  • Honorary Doctor of Education, University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, Yale University
  • Master of Philosophy in Psychology, Yale University
  • Master of Science in Psychology, Yale University
  • Master of Arts in Sociology, Stanford University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Stanford University
  • Licensed Psychologist, State of Connecticut

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