“The Episodic Superhero and the Purpose of Winning”—Psychobiographer Dan McAdams on the Life and Personality of Donald Trump


  • Claude-Hélène Mayer Orcid


Dan P. McAdams is one of the well-known United States (US) contemporary psychobiographers and personality psychologists. Professor in psychology at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois and author of the recently published book, The Strange Case of Donald J. Trump: A Psychological Reckoning. McAdams has previously published psychological accounts of the lives of extraordinary political figures such as Barack Obama and George W. Bush. He specializes in life story research.