Mark R. Leary

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

Allen, AB, and Leary, MR. "Self-Compassion, Stress, and Coping." Soc Personal Psychol Compass 4.2 (February 1, 2010): 107-118. Full Text

Leary, MR, Adams, CE, and Tate, EB. "Hypo-egoic Self-Regulation." (January 15, 2010): 474-497. (Chapter) Full Text

Allen, AB, and Leary, MR. "Reactions to others' selfish actions in the absence of tangible consequences." Basic and Applied Social Psychology 32.1 (2010): 26-34. Full Text

Leary, MR, Terry, ML, Batts Allen, A, and Tate, EB. "The concept of ego threat in social and personality psychology: is ego threat a viable scientific construct?." Pers Soc Psychol Rev 13.3 (August 2009): 151-164. Full Text

Leary, MR. "Losing perspective: Emotion, ego, and overreactions to undesired events." Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law (2009). (Academic Article)

Leary, MR, Estrada, M-J, and Allen, AB. "The analogue-I and the analogue-Me: The avatars of the self." Self and Identity 8.2-3 (2009): 147-161. Full Text

Leary, MR, Leary, MR, Oermann, MH, and Heinrich, KT. "PrefaceInterpersonal RejectionPreface (PublishedPublishedPublished)." Annual Review of Nursing Education 5 (December 1, 2007).

Leary, MR. "The Curse of the Self: Self-Awareness, Egotism, and the Quality of Human Life." The Curse of the Self: Self-Awareness, Egotism, and the Quality of Human Life (September 1, 2007): 1-237. Full Text