Faculty Biography


Michael E. Addis, Ph.D.

Department of Psychology
Clark University
Worcester, MA 01610-1477

Phone: 508.793.7266
Email: maddis@clarku.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Addis received a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley in 1987 and a Ph.D. from the University of Washington at Seattle in 1995. He has been at Clark since 1995.

Current Research

Dr. Addis is currently interested in theory and research related to men's mental health. In his work he focuses on links between the social learning and social construction of masculinity, and the way men experience, express, and respond to problems in their lives. Dr. Addis is a past recipient of the New Researcher Award from the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy and the David Shakow Early Career Award for Contributions to the Science and Practice of Clinical Psychology from the American Psychological Association. He is past President-Elect of the Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity, Division 51 of the American Psychological Association.

Recent Publications

Addis, M. E. & Hoffman, E. (2019). The psychology of men in context. New York, NY: Routledge. 

Addis, M.E. (2011).  Invisible Men.  New York:  Times Books. (Also published in Korean, German, and Italian).

Jampel, J.D., Gazarian, D., Addis, M.E., & Hoffman, E. (2020). Traditional masculinity ideology and diagnostic aversion predict symptom expression in a community sample of distressed men. Sex Roles, 82, 704-715.

Schwab, J.R., Addis, M.E., Reigeluth, C.S., & Berger, J.L. (2015). Silence and (In)visibility in men’s accounts of coping with stressful life events.  Gender & Society, 30, 289-311. 

Syzdek, M.R., Green, J.D., Liindgren, B.R., & Addis, M.E. (2016). Pilot trial of gender-based motivational interviewing for increasing mental health service use in college men.  Psychotherapy, 53, 124-129.