College of Education and Allied Professions

Dr. Erin Myers

Department of Psychology


Phone: 828-227-3646
Office Address: McKee G53

Research Interests: Status-signaling properties of self-esteem, fragile self-esteem, gender, and narcissism


  • Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi, 2010

Area of Specialization: Social-Personality Psychology


Zeigler-Hill, V., Green, B. A., Arnau, R. C., Sisemore, T. B., & Myers, E. M. (in press). Trouble Ahead, Trouble Behind: Narcissism and Early Maladaptive Schemas. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry.

Zeigler-Hill, V., Myers, E. M., & Clark, C. B. (2010). Narcissism and self-esteem reactivity: The role of negative achievement events. Journal of Research in Personality, 44, 285-292.

Zeigler-Hill, V., Campe, J. W., & Myers, E. M. (2009). How low will men with high self-esteem go? Self-esteem as a moderator of sex differences in minimum relationship standards. Sex Roles, 61, 491-500.

Zeigler-Hill, V., & Myers, E. M. (2009). Is high self-esteem a path to the White House? The implicit theory of self-esteem and the willingness to vote for presidential candidates. Personality and Individual Differences, 46, 14-19.

Myers, E.M., & Zeigler-Hill, V. (2008). No shades of gray: Splitting and self-esteem instability. Personality and Individual Differences, 45, 139-145.

Zeigler-Hill, V., & Myers, E. M. (2008). The fragile self-esteem of narcissists. In J. C. Hagen & E. I. Jensen (Eds.), Personality disorders: New research (pp. 69-88). Hauppauge, NY: Nova.

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