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Carolyn Barry Cited as Fifth Most Published Author in Emerging Adulthood

Congratulations to Carolyn Barry, Ph.D., who has been cited as the fifth most published author in her field of study, emerging adulthood. Barry was recognized in the article “Trends in Literature About Emerging Adulthood: Review of Empirical Studies” by Joan Ann Swanson.

Barry has authored a total of 18 emerging adulthood publications, and 38 total publications. Barry is a professor of psychology and the department of psychology chair at Loyola. Her research interests include social and self development during adolescence and emerging adulthood. Current ongoing research projects include emerging adults’ conceptualizations of criteria for adulthood and their relation to self-perceptions, temperament, spirituality, close relationships with parents, romantic partners, and friends and marriage readiness.