Robert Ackerman is an Associate Professor in the Psychological Sciences department. He also serves as the director of the Personality and Interpersonal Relationships (PAIR) Laboratory. His research interests include:

  • Narcissism
  • Developmental factors that contribute to the functioning of adult romantic relationships
  • Analytic models for both cross-sectional and longitudinal dyadic data

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Recent Submissions

  • Current Conceptualizations of Narcissism 

    Ackerman, Robert A.; Donnellan, M. Brent; Wright, Aidan G. C. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2019-01)
    Purpose of review: Definitions of narcissism have traditionally differed across psychiatry and subfields of psychology. This review aims to highlight emerging points of consensus and suggest further directions needed to ...
  • Outcomes of Real-World Social Interaction for Autistic Adults Paired with Autistic Compared to Typically Developing Partners 

    Morrison, Kerrianne E.; DeBrabander, Kilee M.; Jones, Desiree R.; Faso, Daniel J.; Ackerman, Robert A.; Sasson, Noah J.
    Differences in social communication and interaction styles between autistic and typically developing have been studied in isolation and not in the context of real-world social interaction. The current study addresses this ...