Julie Exline

Julie Exline is a Professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Stony Brook University in 1997 and has been doing research on spiritual struggles and virtues (e.g., forgiveness, humility) since the late 1990s. She is the Primary Investigator on a grant from the John Templeton Foundation entitled Religious/Spiritual Struggle: Predictors, Pathways, and Potential for Growth and Transformation. She recently served as President of Division 36 of the American Psychological Association (Society for the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality). She also writes a monthly blog for Psychology Today’s website entitled Light and Shadow: Challenges in Religious and Spiritual Life.