Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences

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Adler, Jonathan M.

  • Jonathan M. AdlerEmail author
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28099-8_1598-1

Biographical Details

Jonathan Michael Adler was born on September 23, 1978, in Boston, Massachusetts (USA). He grew up in Newton, Massachusetts, and graduated from Newton North High School in 1996. He attended Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, where he majored in psychology and minored in theater. He graduated in 2000, summa cum laude and served as the Undergraduate Editor of the Bates College Journal of Psychology. He earned a Master of Science in Clinical Psychology degree in 2005 and a Ph.D. in Personality and Clinical Psychology in 2009 from Northwestern University. He completed a predoctoral clinical internship at the Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Chicago in 2009. In September 2009, Adler began as an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Olin College of Engineering in Needham, Massachusetts. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 2015. Adler was appointed as an Associate Editor at Journal of Personalityin 2014. He also began as Chief Scientific Officer of...


Personality Disorder Borderline Personality Disorder Narrative Identity Personality Psychology Psychotherapy Research 
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Selected Bibliography

  1. Adler, J. M. (2012a). Living into the story: Agency and coherence in a longitudinal study of narrative identity development and mental health over the course of psychotherapy. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 102(2), 367–389.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. Adler, J. M. (2012b). Sitting at the nexus of epistemological traditions: Narrative psychological perspectives on self-knowledge. In S. Vazire & T. D. Wilson (Eds.), Handbook of self-knowledge (pp. 327–342). New York: Guilford Press.Google Scholar
  3. Adler, J. M. (2013). Clients’ and therapists’ stories about psychotherapy. Journal of Personality, 86(5), 595–605.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Adler, J. M., Turner, A. F., Brookshier, K. M., Monahan, C., Walder-Biesanz, I., Harmeling, L. H., Albaugh, M., McAdams, D. P., & Oltmans, T. F. (2015). Variation in narrative identity is associated with trajectories of mental health over several years. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 108(3), 476–496.CrossRefPubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  5. Adler, J. M., Lodi-Smith, J., Philippe, F. L., & Houle, I. (2016). The incremental validity of narrative identity in predicting well-being: A review of the field and recommendations for the future. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 20(2), 142–175.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Olin College of EngineeringNeedhamUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Glenn Scheyd
    • 1
  1. 1.Nova Southeastern UniversityFort LauderdaleUSA