Recent/Select Publications

In Press

McCoy, T. P., & Dunlop, W. L. (in press).  Down on the upside: Redemption, contamination, and agency in the lives of adult children of alcoholics.  Memory.

Baranski, E. N., Morse, P. J., & Dunlop, W. L. (in press).  Lay conceptions of volitional personality change: From strategies pursued to stories told.  Journal of Personality.

Dunlop, W. L., Bannon, B. L., & McAdams, D. P. (2016).  Studying the motivated agent through time: Personal goal development during the adult lifespan.  Journal of Personality. 


Dunlop, W. L., Guo, J., & McAdams, D. P. (2016).  The autobiographical author through time: Examining the degree of stability and change in redemptive and contaminated personal narratives.  Social and Personality Psychological Science, 7, 428-436.


Dunlop, W. L. (2015).  Lives as the organizing principle in personality psychology.  European Journal of Personality, 29, 353-357. 

Dunlop, W. L. (2015).  Taking historical time seriously.  European Journal of Personality, 29, 389-390.

Dunlop, W. L. (2015).  Contextualized personality, beyond traits.  European Journal of Personality, 29, 310-325.

Ghane, A., Sweeny, K., & Dunlop, W. L. (2015).  A multi-method approach to women’s reproductive health screening.  Women’s Reproductive Health, 2, 37-55.

Dunlop, W. L., & Walker, L. J. (2015).  Cross-cultural variability in self-continuity warranting strategies.  Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 34, 300-315.

Dunlop, W. L., Walker, L. J., & Wiens, T. K. (2015).  The redemptive story: A requisite for sustaining prosocial behavioral patterns following traumatic experiences.  Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 28, 228-242.


Dunlop, W. L., Walker, L. J., & Wiens, T. K. (2014).  The nature of professional and relational self-aspects at the goal and narrative levels of personality.  British Journal of Social Psychology, 53, 595-604.


Dunlop, W. L., Walker, L. J., & Wiens, T. K. (2013).  What do we know when we know a person across contexts? The differing relationship between self-concept differentiation and adjustment at the three levels of personality.  Journal of Personality, 81, 376-389.

Dunlop, W. L., & Walker, L. J.  (2013). The life story: Its development and relation to narration and personal identity.  International Journal of Behavioral Development, 37, 235-247.

Dunlop, W. L., & Walker, L. J.  (2013). The personality profile of brave heroes: A person-centered analysis.  Journal of Research in Personality, 47, 380-384.

Dunlop, W. L., & Tracy, J. L. (2013).  Sobering stories: Narratives of self-redemption predict behavioral change and improved health among recovering alcoholics.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 104, 576-590.

Dunlop, W. L., & Tracy, J. L. (2013).  The autobiography of addiction: Autobiographical reasoning and psychological adjustment in abstinent alcoholics.  Memory, 21, 64-78.

Dunlop, W. L., Walker, L. J., & Matsuba, M. K.  (2013). The development of moral motivation across the adult lifespan.  European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 10, 285-300.