Living Reference Work Entry

Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences

pp 1-2

Date: Latest Version

Ackerman, Robert

  • Robert AckermanAffiliated withSchool of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, The University of Texas at Dallas Email author 

Early Life and Educational Background

Ackerman was born in Secaucus, New Jersey, on October 25, 1982. In 2004, he earned his B.A. in Psychology from Monmouth University. Later, under the advisement of Deborah A. Kashy and M. Brent Donnellan, Ackerman earned his Ph.D. in Social and Personality Psychology from Michigan State University in 2011.

Professional Career

Ackerman has been a faculty member in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences at The University of Texas at Dallas since 2011. He has published 16 peer-reviewed articles in journals such as Assessment, European Journal of Personality, Journal of Personality Assessment, Journal of Family Psychology, and Psychological Science.

Research Interests

Ackerman’s research addresses questions about pathological personality attributes and interpersonal relationships using sophisticated assessment techniques and models for dyadic data. His work on pathological personality attributes has primarily focused on the conceptualization and measure ...

This is an excerpt from the content