• 11886 Citations
1980 …2020

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Research Interests

Narrative psychology. The development of a life-story model of human identity. Generativity and adult development. Themes of power, intimacy, and redemption in human lives. Modernity and the self. Autobiographical memory. Psychological biography.

Education/Academic qualification

Psychology and Social Relations, PhD, Harvard University

… → 1979

Psychology and Humanities, BS, Valparaiso University

… → 1976

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  • Foley Award Supplement

    McAdams, D. P.

    Foley Family Foundation (WI)


    Project: Research project

    Research Output

    Personality and coping in life challenge narratives

    Greene, R. E., Cowan, H. R. & McAdams, D. P., Jun 2020, In : Journal of Research in Personality. 86, 103960.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Authenticity and inauthenticity in narrative identity

    Wilt, J. A., Thomas, S. & McAdams, D. P., Jul 1 2019, In : Heliyon. 5, 7, e02178.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Continuity and growth in the life story-or is it stagnation and flux?

    McAdams, D. P., Jun 1 2019, In : Qualitative Psychology. 6, 2, p. 206-214 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  • Handbook of Personality Development

    McAdams, D. P., Shiner, R. L. & Tackett, J., 2019, Guilford Press. 623 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • 1 Scopus citations