Erin Hughes



Erin is a first year graduate student at Northwestern University. She received her B.A. in Psychology from Monmouth University in 2016 and her M.S. in Psychology from Villanova University in 2018. Erin's research interests include how the self-concept changes within romantic relationships and the subsequent outcomes of this, self-expansion, as well as how individuals feel authentic in their relationships. Click here for Erin's CV. 


Tomlinson, J. M., Hughes, E. K., Lewandowski, G. W., Aron, A., & Geyer, R. (2018). Do shared self-expanding activities have to be physically arousing? Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. Advance online publication. [Download]