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SSWI-220T Personality, Self, Identity: Who Am I Really?

3 Credits

The personality concept claims to addresses central psychological ques,ons such as: How do persons think?; How do they feel?; How do they act? This course discusses the theore,cal underpinnings of research in personality psychology. Students will learn about classic and contemporary perspec,ves in the field as well as con,nuing controversies and debates. Beyond the classics of personality psychology, we will reflect on self, iden,ty, and posi,oning theories to understand the role of concepts of persons in a neoliberal context.