William Damon is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, the director of the Stanford Center on Adolescence, and a professor of education at Stanford University. Before coming to Stanford in 1997, Damon was a professor of education and university professor at Brown University, where he continues to hold an appointment as an adjunct professor of human development. Damon received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and his PhD in developmental psychology from the University of California, Berkeley. Among many national recognitions, Damon was recently elected to the National Academy of Education. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including The Moral Child, Greater Expectations, and The Handbook of Child Psychology. He is married and has three children.