Martin Lynch

Martin Lynch

Associate Professor, University of Rochester, USA

Martin Lynch, a clinical psychologist, joined University of Rochester in 2008, teaching in the counseling and counselor education and human development programs. His research focuses on the effects of social context on human motivation, personality development, and well-being, with an emphasis on Self-Determination Theory. His current research interests include cross-cultural issues in the role of autonomy support; the sources of within-person variability in trait self-concept, well-being, and life satisfaction; motivation for emigration; and adjustment of international students. Additionally, Lynch is a nationally certified counselor (NCC) and a licensed clinical psychologist in New York State.

Latest publications:

  • Leow, K., Lynch, M. F., & Lee, J. (2021). Social Support, Basic Psychological Needs, and Social Well-Being Among Older Cancer Survivors. The International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 92(1), 100-114.

  • Lynch, M. F., & Sheldon, K. M. (2020). Conditional regard, self-concept, and relational authenticity: Revisiting some key Rogerian concepts cross-culturally, through multilevel modeling. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 60(2), 168-186.