PHOEBE LONG

EDUCATION

University of Texas                                                                                        Austin, TX

Ph.D in Educational Psychology                                                              Expected Spring 2018

Dissertation: “Self-Compassion for Public Speaking Anxiety: An Experiment”

Department: Educational Psychology—Human Development, Culture and Learning Sciences

        

University of Texas                                                                                        Austin, TX

M.A. in Educational Psychology                                                                                May 2015

Thesis: “The Role of Self-Compassion in Communication Apprehension and Behavior”

Reed College                                                                                       Portland, OR

B.A. in Cultural Anthropology                                                                             Dec 2009

PUBLICATIONS

Long, P. & Neff, K. (2018). Self-compassion is associated with reduced self-presentation concerns and increased communication behavior—in press at Learning and Individual Differences.

Neff, K.D., Long, P., Knox, M.C., Davidson, O., Kuchar, A., Costigan, A., Williamson, Z., Tóth-Király, I., Rohleder, N., Breines, J.G. (2018). The forest and the trees: Examining the association of self-compassion and its positive and negative components with psychological functioning—in press at Self and Identity.

Park, J., Long, P., Choe, N., & Schallert, D. (2018). The contribution of self-compassion and compassion to others to students’ emotions and project commitment when experiencing conflict in group projects. International Journal of Educational Research, 88, 20-30.

Lindsay, T., Goldman, J., Long, P. & Leone, L. (2017). Competency based education graduate outcomes: Parts I and II. The Texas Public Policy Foundation.

DIGITAL PUBLICATIONS

Long, P. (2018, January 3). Make self-compassion one of your new year’s resolutions. Greater Good. https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/make_self_compassion_one_of_your_new_years_resolutions.

Long, P. (2017, September 25). Can self-compassion make you better at public speaking? Greater Good. https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/can_self_compassion_make_ you_better_at_public_speaking.

ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS

Long, P. (2018, June). Self-compassion: Re-orienting towards the self through visualization, interaction, and gesture. Presentation at the 2018 Gesture, Touch and Embodied Meaning-Making Conference. Odense, Denmark. 

Long, P. (2018, February). Classroom participation apprehension: Ethnic and economic group differences. Poster presented at the 2018 Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference. Atlanta, GA.

Long, P & Neff, K.D. (2017, March). Fear of evaluation mediates the association between self-compassion and communication apprehension and behavior. Paper presented at the 2017 American Educational Research Association Conference. San Antonio, TX.

Long, P. and Neff, K.D. (2017, January). The role of self-compassion in communication apprehension and behavior. Poster presented at the 2017 Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference. San Antonio, TX.

Park, J., Long, P., & Choe, N. (2017, March). Mitigating the conflict students experience with group projects through self-compassion and compassion to others. Paper presented at roundtable discussion for the 2017 American Educational Research Association Conference. San Antonio, TX.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

University of Texas-Austin                                                                               Austin, TX

Graduate Research Assistant to Dr. Kristin Neff                                                 Aug 2016-Present

University of Texas-Austin                                                                               Austin, TX

Graduate Research Assistant to Dr. Richard Valencia                                            April 2014-Present         

Goldman Insights                                                                                             Austin, TX

Research Analyst                                                                                                May 2016-Jun 2017

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

University of Texas-Austin                                                                              Austin, TX

Instructor of Record: Strategic Learning for the 21st Century                                       Aug 2015-Present

Dell Children’s Hospital, Ann Richards School, UT Nursing School                                  Austin, TX

Co-Teacher: Mindful Self-Compassion Program                                              Oct 2017-Present

University of Texas-Austin                                                                                Austin, TX

Teaching Assistant: Mindfulness, Compassion, & the Self;                                 Aug 2014-May 2016

Chicano Educational Struggles; Mexican Americans & the Schooling Process

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Boys and Girls Club                                                                               Austin, TX

Education Director                                                                                Sep 2011-Feb 2013

AmeriCorps State Member                                                                           Austin, TX

College Persistence Coach                                                                                           Aug 2010-Jul 2011

COMMUNITY PRESENTATIONS

Long, P. (2018, May). Self-compassion for teachers. LBJ High School. Austin, TX.

Long, P. (2016, Nov). Managing stress with self-compassion. Round Rock Housing Authority. Round Rock, TX.

AWARDS

Office of Graduate Studies Professional Development Award, UT-Austin, 2018

Teresa Lozano Long Fellowship, UT-Austin, 2015-16 & 2018-19

Texas New Scholar Award, UT-Austin, 2013

Undergraduate Research Initiative Award, Reed College, 2008

ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATES & TRAINING

Structural Equation Modeling (SEM), UT-Austin Summer Statistics Institute, 2017

Mindful Self-Compassion Program Trained Teacher, 2016-2017

300-hour Dharma Yoga Teacher Certified and Yogiños Yoga for Youth Teacher Certified

SERVICE

Center for Mindful Self-Compassion Diversity & Inclusion Task Force, Spring 2018-Present

Graduate Student Assembly Alternate Representative, Spring 2016

Yoga for Students in Recovery Teacher, Spring 2016

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE

UT Rec Sports, Yoga Instructor, Austin, TX, Jan 2014-Jan 2018

Headwaters Montessori School, Office Manager/Substitute, Austin, TX, Feb 2013-Nov 2014

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Educational Research Association; Society for Personality and Social Psychology

SOFTWARE SKILLS

R, SPSS, NVivo