Robyn Fivush

Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Psychology and Director of the Institute for the Liberal Arts

Office: S407 Callaway

Phone: 404-727-4124

Fax: 404-727-0372


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Institute for the Liberal Arts

537 Kilgo Circle, S407 Callaway
Emory University

Atlanta, GA 30322

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Robyn Fivush received her PhD from the Graduate Center of The City University of New York in 1983 and was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Human Information Processing, University of California at San Diego from 1982 to 1984. She joined the Emory faculty in 1984 where she is also associated faculty with the Department of Women's Studies and a Senior Fellow in the Center for the Study of Law and Religion. Her research focuses on early memory with an emphasis on the social construction of autobiographical memory and the relations among memory, narrative, identity, trauma, and coping. She has published over 150 books, book chapters, and articles.


  • PSYC 205: Child Development
  • PSYC 305: Psychology of Gender
  • PSYCH 495A & BWR: Honors Seminar