Gary Gregg

Parfet Professor of Psychology

Prof. Gregg is a personality psychologist who uses life-history interviews to study development during young adulthood, and a cultural psychologist who focuses on life-span development in Arab-Muslim Societies. He has studied the cultural shaping of identity in the U.S. and Morocco, and recently completed a study of the social-moral-religious values of “Millennials.” He currently is studying the development of sexuality among young adults.

He teaches Theories of Personality, Cultural Psychology, Interviewing and Narrative Analysis, Psychology of Arab-Muslim Societies, Prejudice and Ethnocentrism, and a 1st year seminar The New World Order.




Book Cover of Self Representaion by Gary S. Gregg

Greenwood Press, 1991
Self-Representaion information via Amazon

Other Publications

“Culture and the Development of Motives, Values, and Social Selves.” 2019 In D. McAdams et al, eds., Handbook of Personality Development. New York: Guilford Press, pp. 380-398.

“Multiple Identities and Their Organization” 2012 In R. Josselson and M. Harway, eds., Navigating Multiple Identities. Oxford University Press. pp. 13 – 38.

“Identity in Life Narratives.” 2011 Narrative Inquiry 21(2): 319-328.
“Culture and Self.” 2010 In J. Hall, L. Grindstaff, and M. Lo, eds., Handbook of Cultural Sociology.

“The Raw and the Bland: A Structural Model of Narrative Identity.” 2006 In, D. McAdams, R. Josselson and A. Lieblich eds., Identity and Story: Creating Self in Narrative. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association. pp. 63-88.

Gary Gregg in Morocco
Fieldwork in Ourazazate, Morocco