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.

Lynch spent a year in Kazan, Russia, teaching and conducting research under a Fulbright U.S. Scholar award (2014–15).

Lecture: Supporting student motivation, well-being, and success in a time of extremes

Latest publications:

  • Gordeeva, T. O., Sychev, O. A., Lynch, M. F. (2020). The construct validity of the Russian version of the Modified Academic Self-Regulation Questionnaire (SRQ-A) among elementary and middle school children. Psychology in Russia: State of the Art13, 113 – 131. DOI: 10.11621/pir.2020.0308
  • Salikhova N.R., Lynch M.F., Salikhova A.B. (2020). Psychological aspects of digital learning: A Self-Determination Theory perspective. Contemporary Educational Technology, 12, 1 – 13. DOI: 10.30935/cedtech/8584
  • Lynch, M. F. (2020). The Cultural Internalization Scale: Assessing internal and external reasons for endorsing one’s cultural identity. Education and Self-Development, 38 – 55. DOI: 10.26907/esd15.1.04
  • Lynch, M. F., Salikhova, N. R., & Eremeeva, A. V. (2020). Basic needs in other cultures: Using qualitative methods to study key issues in Self-Determination Theory research. Psychology. Journal of the Higher School of Economics, 17, 134 – 144. DOI: 10.17323/1813-8918-2020-1-134-144