Biography

Associate Professor



BA (Memphis); MA, PhD (York)


Main research interests include historical, theoretical, and philosophical issues in psychology. Recent research has been in the area of critical history and historiography of psychological theory and practice, including a genealogical approach to the measurement of the self and self-esteem. Other interests involve qualitative research methods, especially phenomenological and narrative approaches, psychobiography, depth psychology, and human motivation and emotion.

Recent Publications

The last modern psychologist

Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics, 2016

Does the future have a history of psychology?

History of Psychology, 2014

That day on river valley and the discovery of presence

Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 2010

A knowing noos and a slippery psyche

Reflections on the dawn of consciousness, 2006

Basic vs. applied social science research

Encyclopedia of social measurement, 2005

Research Classification

  • No classification given

Research Interests

  • Freud and psychoanalytic thought
  • The self and consciousness
  • History and theory of psychology
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