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

Leary, MR. "Interpersonal Rejection." Interpersonal Rejection (2012): 1-346. Full Text

Toner, , Gan, , and Leary, . "The impact of individual and group feedback on environmental attitudes and intentions." Environment & Behavior (2012). (Academic Article) Full Text

Gebauer, JE, Leary, MR, and Neberich, W. "Unfortunate First Names: Effects of Name-Based Relational Devaluation and Interpersonal Neglect." Social Psychological and Personality Science 3.5 (2012): 590-596. Full Text

Rubin, DC, Hoyle, RH, and Leary, MR. "Differential predictability of four dimensions of affect intensity." Cogn Emot 26.1 (2012): 25-41. Full Text Open Access Copy

Gebauer, JE, Leary, MR, and Neberich, W. "Big Two Personality and Big Three Mate Preferences: Similarity Attracts, but Country-Level Mate Preferences Crucially Matter." Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 38.12 (2012): 1579-1593. Full Text

Leary, MR, and Allen, AB. "Personality and persona: Personality processes in self-presentation." Journal of Personality 79.6 (December 1, 2011): 889-916. Full Text

Leary, MR, and Allen, AB. "Personality and persona: personality processes in self-presentation." J Pers 79.6 (December 2011): 1191-1218. Full Text

Leary, MR, and Allen, AB. "Self-presentational persona: simultaneous management of multiple impressions." J Pers Soc Psychol 101.5 (November 2011): 1033-1049. Full Text

Eisenberger, NI, Inagaki, TK, Muscatell, KA, Haltom, KEB, and Leary, MR. "The neural sociometer: Brain mechanisms underlying state self-esteem." Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 23.11 (2011): 3448-3455. Full Text