Eli Tsukayama

Area of Study: 
Psychology, School of Arts & Science
Degree: 
Psychology
Year of Graduation: 
2012
Research Interests: 
Character strengths and positive outcomes with a focus on self-control and achievement
Advisor: 
Angela Duckworth
Dissertation Topic: 
Resisting Everything Except Temptation: Evidence and An Explanation for Domain-Specific Impulsive Behavior

Eli Tsukayama is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. His research interests include character strengths and positive outcomes, with a focus on self-control and achievement. Eli is currently involved in a large-scale research project developing interventions to cultivate self-control in school children. His ultimate goal is to be a professor of psychology researching traits that contribute to academic achievement. Eli holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Hawaii, and an M.A. in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.