Robyn Fivush, Director

Robyn Fivush is the Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Psychology and Director of the Institute for the Liberal Arts at Emory University, where she has been on the faculty since 1984.  She received her PhD from the Graduate Center of The City University of New York in 1983 and was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California at San Diego from 1983 to 1984.  She is a Fellow of both APA and APS.  Her research focuses on the social construction of autobiographical memory and the relations among memory, narrative, identity, trauma, and coping. She has published over 150 books, book chapters, and articles, including her most recent book, “Family Narratives and the Development of an Autobiographical Self.”

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Current Students

The Family Narratives Lab is not recruiting any undergraduate or graduate students.

Lab Alumni

Matthew E. Graci, Ph.D.Google Scholar Page

Jordan Booker, Ph.D.Google Scholar Page

Natalie Merrill, Ph.D. 

Theodore Waters, Ph.D. – Google Scholar Page

Widaad Zaman, Ph.D. 

Kelly Marin, Ph.D. –  ResearchGate Page 

Jennifer Bohanek, Ph.D.

Jessica Sales, Ph.D. –  Google Scholar Page 

Victor Balaban, Ph.D.

Janine Buckner, Ph.D.

April Schwarzmueller, Ph.D.

Catherine Haden, Ph.D. – Google Scholar Page

Elaine Reese, Ph.D.Google Scholar Page

Janet Kuebli, Ph.D.