Recent Publications

In Press

Gray, J., & Dunlop, W. L. (in press). Structure and measurement invariance of adult romantic attachment. Journal of Personality Assessment.

Dunlop, W. L., Hanley, G. E., & McCoy, T. P. (in press). The narrative psychology of love lives. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.

Dunlop, W. L. (in press). The narrative identity structural model (NISM). Imagination, Cognition and Personality.

Dunlop, W. L., Hanley, G. E., McCoy, T. P., & Harake, N. (in press).  Sticking to the (romantic) script: A examination of love life scripts, stories, and self-reports of normality.  Memory.

Dunlop, W. L., Harake, N., & Wilkinson, D. (in press). The cultural psychology of Clinton and Trump supporters: A narrative approach. Social Psychological and Personality Science. 

Dunlop, W. L., McCoy, T. P., Harake, N. & Gray, J. (in press).  When I think about you I project myself: Examining idiographic goals from the perspective of self and other.  Social and Personality Psychological Science.


Adler, J. M., Dunlop, W. L., Fivush, R., Lilgendahl, J. P., Lodi-Smith, J., McAdams, D. P., McLean, K. C., Pasupathi, M., & Syed, M. (2017).  Research methods for studying narrative identity: A primer.  Social and Personality Psychological Science, 8, 519-527

Baranski, E. N., Morse, P. J., & Dunlop, W. L. (2017).  Lay conceptions of volitional personality change: From strategies pursued to stories told.  Journal of Personality, 85, 285-299.

Dunlop, W. L., Bannon, B. L., & McAdams, D. P. (2017).  Studying the motivated agent through time: Personal goal development during the adult lifespan.  Journal of Personality, 85, 207-219.

Dunlop, W. L., McCoy, T. P., & Staben, O. (2017).  From personal goals disclosed to personality judgments composed: Trait perceptions made on the basis of idiographic goals.  Journal of Research in Personality, 68, 82-87.


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.

McCoy, T. P. & Dunlop, W. L. (2016).  Contextualizing narrative identity: A consideration of assessment settings.  Journal of Research in Personality, 65, 16-21.


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.