Mark R. Leary

Garonzik Family Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences and Director of Graduate Studies

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of Florida 1980

  • M.A., University of Florida 1978

  • B.A., West Virginia Wesleyan College 1976


Social motivation and emotion, self-reflection, self-relevant thought, self-compassion

Leary, MR. "What are the most pressing issues facing researchers?." Self-Esteem Issues and Answers: A Sourcebook of Current Perspectives (2013): 421-429. Full Text

Herbst, KC, Leary, MR, and McColskey-Leary, CP. "Social-evaluative influences moderate the relationship between price and perceived quality." Social Influence 8.1 (2013): 54-69. Full Text

Kemppainen, JK, Brion, JM, Leary, M, Wantland, D, Sullivan, K, Nokes, K, Bain, CA, Chaiphibalsarisdi, P, Chen, W-T, Holzemer, WL, Eller, LS, Iipinge, S, Johnson, MO, Portillo, C, Voss, J, Tyer-Viola, L, Corless, IB, Nicholas, PK, Rose, CD, Phillips, JC, Sefcik, E, Mendez, MR, and Kirksey, KM. "Use of a brief version of the self-compassion inventory with an international sample of people with HIV/AIDS." AIDS Care 25.12 (2013): 1513-1519. Full Text

Leary, MR, Kelly, KM, Cottrell, CA, and Schreindorfer, LS. "Construct validity of the need to belong scale: mapping the nomological network." J Pers Assess 95.6 (2013): 610-624. Full Text

Leary, MR, Kelly, KM, Cottrell, CA, and Schreindorfer, LS. "Construct validity of the need to belong scale: Mapping the nomological network." Journal of Personality Assessment 95.6 (2013): 610-624. Full Text

Allen, AB, Goldwasser, ER, and Leary, MR. "Self-Compassion and Well-being among Older Adults." Self Identity 11.4 (October 2012): 428-453. Full Text

Toner, KM, Gan, M, and Leary, MR. "The impact of individual and group feedback on environmental intentions and self-beliefs." Environment and Behavior (August 2012). (Academic Article)

Wren, AA, Somers, TJ, Wright, MA, Goetz, MC, Leary, MR, Fras, AM, Huh, BK, Rogers, LL, and Keefe, FJ. "Self-compassion in patients with persistent musculoskeletal pain: relationship of self-compassion to adjustment to persistent pain." J Pain Symptom Manage 43.4 (April 2012): 759-770. Full Text

Leary, MR, Leary, MR, Oermann, MH, and Heinrich, KT. "PrefaceInterpersonal RejectionPreface (PublishedPublishedPublished)." Interpersonal Rejection (March 22, 2012). Full Text