Mark R. Leary, PhD

Garonzik Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University; Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the Society for Personality and Social Psychology; Founding Editor of the Journal Self and Identity; Author, The Curse of the Self: Self-Awareness, Egotism, and the Quality of Human Life (2007); Co-Author, Selfhood: Identity, Esteem, and Regulation (2019), “The Enigma of Being Yourself: A Critical Examination of the Concept of Authenticity” (2019, Review of General Psychology), “Self-Awareness, Hypo-egoicism, and Psychological Well-Being” (2017, In Subjective Well-Being and Life Satisfaction), “Self-Compassion and Responses to Negative Social Feedback” (2018, Self and Identity), and “Does Self-Esteem Cause Better Performance, Interpersonal Success, Happiness, or Healthier Lifestyles?” (2003, Psychological Science in the Public Interest) Co-Editor, Handbook of Self and Identity (2013)


Schooling the Self

The Sheraton NY Times Square Hotel, New York, NY  May 1-3, 2020

The Science of Self-Knowledge

Relating to Ourselves and Others: The Science of Self-Esteem, Self-Compassion, and Authenticity