Mario Mikulincer

Mario Mikulincer PhD.  Professor of Psychology and Dean of the New School of Psychology at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Israel. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Society, the Society for Personality and Social Psychology and was awarded the 2004 Psychology EMET prize for promoting science and culture in Israel, for "his exceptional contribution to the study of personality and social psychology".

His main research interests are attachment theory, terror management theory, personality processes in interpersonal relationships, coping with stress and trauma, grief-related processes, and prosocial motives and behavior. Currently, he is extending this work to the psychodynamics of the attachment system and applications of attachment theory to clinical, educational, health, and organizational psychology.

Mario Mikulincer is a fellow of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology and the Association for Psychological Science, and received the E.M.E.T. Prize in Social Science for his contribution to psychology and the Berscheid-Hatfield Award for Distinguished Mid-Career Achievement from the International Association for Relationship. He served as Associate Editor of Journal of Personality and Social Psychology and Personal Relationships, is a member of the editorial boards of several leading journals in the field of personality and social psychology, and was recently elected as the editor of the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships for the 2010-2015 period.

From 1985 he published more than 280 articles and book chapters, two authored books (Human learned helplessness: A coping perspective, Plenum Press, 1994; Attachment in adulthood: Structure, dynamics, and change, Guilford Press, 2007), and three edited book (Dynamics of romantic love – attachment, caregiving, and sex, Guilford Press, 2006; Prosocial motives, feelings, and behavior: The better angels of our nature, American Psychological Association, 2009).

Mario Mikulincer
New School of Psychology
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya
P.O. Box 167
46150 Herzliya

Phone: (972) 09-9602888 
Fax:   (972) 09-9602845