• Kevin P. McIntyre is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology at Trinity University. He earned a B.S. degree in Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Ph.D. in Social Psychology with a graduate minor in Research Methods and Statistics from Saint Louis University.

    McIntyre primarily teaches courses in statistics and research methods, social psychology, and introductory psychology. He is the co-author of a statistics textbook, which will be published in Spring 2024 by MacMillan Learning. He also created openstatslab.com, a resource for the teaching of statistics.

    McIntyre’s research focuses on how romantic relationships affect individuals’ perceptions of self and identity and his research has been published in the Journal of Social and Personal RelationshipsSelf and Identity, and Personal Relationships. He co-edited a book entitled Interpersonal Relationships and the Self-Concept, which was published by Springer Press, and his work has been supported by grants from the Association for Psychological Science and the Society for Personality and Social Psychology.

    In addition to his teaching and research, McIntyre has worked as a statistical consultant on a variety of medical, educational, and psychological research projects. He has also served as a statistical consultant in legal proceedings involving professional sports teams, international technology firms, and financial investment services.

    McIntyre was born in Naperville, Illinois, where he developed a lifelong interest in rooting for sports teams that have very little chance of winning. He is an avid golfer who once shot an even par round of 72.

    • Ph.D. - St. Louis University
    • M.S. - St. Louis University
    • B.S. - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    • McIntyre, K. P., Mattingly, B. A., Stanton, S. C. E., Xu, X., Loving, T. J., & Lewandowski, G. W. (2023). Romantic relationships and mental health: Investigating the role of self-expansion on depression symptoms. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 40, 3-28.
    • Wallace, H. M., & McIntyre, K. P. (2021). Social autonomy ≠ social empowerment: The social self-restriction model. Journal of Theoretical Social Psychology, 5, 338-353.
    • McIntyre, K. P., Mattingly, B. A., Gorban, S. A. & Cope, M. A. (2020). Implications of relationship-induced self-concept change across partners: An actor-partner interdependence model approach. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 37, 1554-1562.
    • Mattingly, B.A., McIntyre, K.P., Knee, C.R., & Loving, T.J. (2019). Implicit theories of relationships and self-expansion: Implications for relationship functioning. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 36, 1579-1599.
    • Mattingly, B.A., McIntyre, K.P., & Selterman, D. (2018). Individual differences and romantic relationships: Bidirectional influences on self and relational processes. In V. Zeigler-Hill & T. Shackelford (Eds.), The SAGE Handbook of Personality and Individual Differences (pp. 402-430). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
    • McIntyre, K.P., Mattingly, B.A., & Lewandowski, G.W. (2017). Self-concept clarity and romantic relationships. In J. Lodi-Smith & K. G. DeMarree (Eds.), Self-Concept Clarity. New York, NY: Springer.
    • McIntyre, K.P., Mattingly, B.A., & Lewandowski, G.W. (2015). When “we” changes “me”: The two- dimensional model of relational self-change and relationship outcomes. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 32, 857-878.
    • Mattingly, B.A., Lewandowski, G., & McIntyre, K.P. (2014). “You make me a better/worse person”: A two-dimensional model of self-change. Personal Relationships, 21, 176-190.
    • McIntyre, K.P., Mattingly, B.A., Lewandowski, G.W., & Simpson, A. (2014). Workplace self-expansion: Implications for job satisfaction, commitment, self-concept clarity and self-esteem among the employed and unemployed. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 36, 59-69.
    • Mattingly, B.A., McIntyre, K.P., & Lewandowski, G.W. (2012). Approach motivation and the expansion of self in close relationships. Personal Relationships, 19, 113-127. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6811.2010.01343.x
    • McIntyre, K.P., & Eisenstadt, D. (2011). Social comparison as a self-regulatory measuring stick. Self & Identity, 10, 137-151. doi: 10.1080/15298861003676529.
    • McIntyre, K.P. (2017, December). Teaching statistics in the age of open science. APS Observer, 30, 37.
    • Hamilton, K.A, McIntyre, K.P., & Hertel, P.T. (2016). Judging knowledge in the digital age: The role of external-memory organization. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 30, 1080-1087.
    • Relationship-induced self-concept change
    • Self-expansion
    • Romantic Relationships
    • Self and Identity
    • Principles of Psychology
    • Statistics and Research Methods
    • Introduction to Social Psychology