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Dylan Selterman Ph.D.


Dylan Selterman, Ph.D., is an Associate Teaching Professor at Johns Hopkins University in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences. He received his doctorate degree in social/health psychology from Stony Brook University in 2011. He teaches undergraduate courses and conducts research on a variety of topics personality traits, happiness, interpersonal relationships, morality/ethics, game theory, political psychology, and more. Dr. Selterman has published original research in Social Psychological and Personality Science, Personality and Individual Differences, Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, Journal of Sex Research, Personal Relationships, Motivation and Emotion, and Attachment and Human Development. Dylan has contributed over 50 articles to Luvze (formerly known as Science of Relationships) and was the former Editor-In-Chief of The Inquisitive Mind. He serves on the board of the International Association for Relationships Research and serves on the editorial board for Personal Relationships and the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. For more on the "tragedy of the commons" extra credit exercise that went viral, read his pieces in The Washington Post, The Conversation, National Geographic, and The Baltimore Sun. Dylan volunteers for Citizens Climate Lobby and practices mindfulness meditation. He co-hosts the podcast A Bit More Complicated with Manny Galvan. He lives in Washington, DC with his wife, daughter, and 2 cats.

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