Nicky Newton

Nicky Newton

Research Assistant Professor, Human Development and Social Policy



Year Degree Institution
2011 PhD, Personality and Social Contexts Psychology University of Michigan
2007 MA, Psychology University of Michigan
2004 BA, Psychology University of California-Berkeley

Selected Publications

Newton, N. J., Ryan, L. H., King, R. T., & Smith, J. (Working Paper/In Press/Under Review). Cohort and marital status in midlife: evidence for delayed onset of women's health issues.

Newton, N. J., & Baltys, I. H. (Working Paper/In Press/Under Review). Parent status and generativity within the context of race.

Versey, H. S., & Newton, N. J. (2013). Generativity and productive pursuits: Pathways to successful aging in late-midlife African American and White Women. Journal of Adult Development.

Newton, N. J., Herr, J. M., Pollack, J. I., & McAdams, D. P. (2013). Selfless or selfish? Generativity and narcissism as components of legacy. Journal of Adult Development.

Newton, N. J., & Stewart, A. J. (2013). The road not taken: Women's life paths and gender-linked personality traits. Journal of Research in Personality : 306-316.

Edelstein, R., Newton, N. J., & Stewart, A. J. (2012). Narcissism in midlife: The developmental course and correlates of women’s narcissistic personality traits. Journal of Personality, 80(5) : 1179-1204.

Birditt, K.S., Newton, N., & Hope, S. (2012). Implications of marital/partner relationship quality and perceived stress for blood pressure among older adults. Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences.

Newton, N. J., Torges, C. M., & Stewart, A. J. (2012). Women’s regrets about their lives: Cohort differences in correlates and contents. Sex Roles, 66(7): 530-543.

Newton, N. J., & Stewart, A. J. (2012). Personality development in adulthood in S. K. Whitbourne & M. Sliwinski (Eds.), Handbook of Developmental Psychology: Adult Development and Aging New York: Wiley-Blackwell.

Newton, N. J., & Stewart, A. J. (2010). The middle ages: Change in women's personalities and social roles.. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 34: 75-84.

Stewart, A. J., & Newton, N. J. (2010). Gender, adult development, and aging. in Chrisler, J. C., & McCreary, D. R., Handbook of Gender Research in Psychology (pp. 559-580). Springer.

Research Interests

Life span development, developmental life transitions, the influence of social roles on personality, aging and well-being, women’s midlife personality development, women’s life path choices (career, family) and their outcomes in later life.

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