Mary Blackwell, PhD

Professor, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Psychology


Area of Expertise:
• Differences in self-esteem, its development and impact on life satisfaction
• Efficacy of core relaxation technique as an integrative medicine /wellness approach
• Effects of stress management techniques on health ratings and life satisfaction
• The association between happiness, health ratings and life satisfaction across the lifespan


• Ph.D., DePaul University
• M.A., DePaul University
• B.A., DePaul University

The impact of maternal expressiveness on child expressiveness and sociometric status

Selected Publications:
• Facial Expression, The Handbook of Emotions (Guildford Publications, 1994)
• Journal refereeing: Journal of Research in Personality, Depression and Anxiety, Journal of Social Psychology and Stress and Health

Selected Professional Experience:
• Faculty, DePaul University
• Adjunct Faculty, Dominican University
• Adjunct Faculty, Roosevelt University

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