UCL School of Management

Janice Sanchez

Research Fellow
Guest Lecturer
Phone number
(0)20 3108 6002
(internal 56002)
Office location
Level 38, 1 Canada Square


Janice is a Research Associate at the UCL School of Management. She graduated with a BA in Psychology and Political Science from Stanford University and a MS and PhD in Experimental Psychology from the University of Oxford. 

Some of her previous work experience includes working for Facebook and for Families OverComing Under Stress (FOCUS) UCLA. 

Janice has taught courses in Developmental Psychology, The Psychology of Relationships, and Emotion Predictions in Interpersonal Interactions at the University of Oxford and Organisational Behaviour at UCL. She holds certificates in Mediation and Cognitive Behavioural Coaching.   


Janice’s doctoral work focused on interpersonal affective forecasting and emotion beliefs looking at prediction recall and focalism. Her other work examines conceptions of emotions, emotion regulation, and vicarious emotions and has been published in the Journal of Happiness Studies and Motivation and Emotion. She is currently conducting research on emotions, emotion regulation, and judgements of creativity.

Selected publications
Berry, J. W., & Sanchez, J. (2019). Perceiving entrepreneurs: Job title comparisons in warmth and competence. Journal of Business Venturing Insights, 12, e00145. doi:10.1016/j.jbvi.2019.e00145 [link]
López-Pérez, B., Sanchez, J., & Parkinson, B. (2016). Perceived effects of other people’s emotion regulation on their vicarious emotional response. Motivation and Emotion. doi:10.1007/s11031-016-9585-3 [link]
López-Pérez, B., Sánchez, J., & Gummerum, M. (2015). Children’s and Adolescents’ Conceptions of Happiness. Journal of Happiness Studies. doi:10.1007/s10902-015-9701-1 [link]
Sanchez, J. L. (2012). Why can’t I learn to predict my emotions?. In P. Totterdell, K. Niven (Eds.), Should I strap a battery to my head? (And other questions about emotion) (pp. 155-164). Charleston, SC: Createspace Independent Publishing.

Link to the publication’s UCL Discovery page