Category: Chris Christie

Chris Christie

Summary: A psychological analysis (conducted summer 2014 to summer 2015) of New Jersey governor Chris Christie — a contender for the Republican nomination in the 2016 presidential election — by Joe Trenzeluk and Aubrey Immelman, Ph.D., at the Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics, revealed that Christie’s primary personality pattern is Dominant/controlling, with secondary Ambitious/confident and Dauntless/Adventurous features, along with Outgoing/congenial and Contentious/resolute tendencies — a personality composite best characterized as a “dominant, self-confident, risk-taking extravert.”