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Mary McCanney Gergen (December 12, 1938 – September 22, 2020) was an American social psychologist. Her works focused on feminist studies women's studies and social constructionism.[1] She was known for her works to the field of feminist studies, organization development, and social process.[2][3]

Gergen died on September 22, 2020 at the age of 81.[4]


  1. Lock, Andrew; Strong, Tom (2010-04-30). Social constructionism: sources and stirrings in theory and practice. Cambridge University Press. pp. 303–. ISBN 978-0-521-70835-7 . Retrieved 23 September 2011. 
  2. Markus, Hazel R., and Shinobu Kitayama. "Culture and the self: Implications for cognition, emotion, and motivation." Psychological review 98.2 (1991): 224.
  3. Gergen, Kenneth J. Realities and relationships: Soundings in social construction. Harvard University Press, 2009.
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