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Laurence Steinberg, Ph.D. Distinguished University Professor + Laura H. Carnell Professor of Psychology, Temple University

Laurence Steinberg, one of the world's leading experts on adolescence, is a Distinguished University Professor and the Laura H. Carnell Professor of Psychology at Temple University. He taught previously at Cornell University, the University of California, Irvine, and the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Dr. Steinberg is the author of approximately 400 articles and essays on development during the teenage years, and the author or editor of 17 books. He has been a featured guest on numerous television programs, including CBS Morning News, Today, Good Morning America, 20/20, Dateline, PBS News Hour, and The Oprah Winfrey Show , and is a frequent consultant on adolescence for print and electronic media, including the New York Times and NPR. A graduate of Vassar College and Cornell University, Dr. Steinberg is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Psychological Association, and the Association for Psychological Science. His work in the study of contemporary adolescence — including adolescent brain development, risk-taking and decision-making, parent-adolescent relationships, adolescent employment, high school reform, and juvenile justice — has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Army, and the MacArthur Foundation, among others.

Casey Jordan, Ph.D., J.D. Criminologist + Attorney

Dr. Casey Jordan is a behavioral analyst, criminologist, attorney, and professor at Western Connecticut State University where she has taught in the Division of Justice and Law Administration for more than 25 years. As an academic researcher of forensic psychology and behavioral typologies, Dr. Jordan has interviewed hundreds of offenders and provided more than 1,000 analyses for criminal investigations, legal defense, and media commentary. Dr. Jordan has frequently served as the CNN in-house Criminologist, a contributor for In Session/HLN, and spent the last five years hosting the ID channel's hit series "Wives with Knives," in which she interviewed and analyzed 50 women who had stabbed their partners.

Kit Yarrow, Ph.D.

Consumer Psychologist + Professor Emerita, Golden Gate University

Kit Yarrow, Ph.D., is an award-winning consumer psychologist, a professor, author, consultant and speaker. Her home base is Golden Gate University in San Francisco, where she is Professor Emerita. She was previously a jointly appointed, tenured professor of both psychology and marketing, and Chair of the Department of Psychology. Kit's unique ability to apply clinical psychology to the field of behavioral economics has won her four endowed research professorships and recognition as the 2012 Outstanding Scholar of Golden Gate University. Kit has been a visiting professor at the Helsinki School of Economics and has taught consumer behavior at leading universities around the world. As a widely recognized authority on the psychology of consumers — and on the Millennial Generation in particular — Kit is regularly quoted in a variety of media including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, NPR, and Good Morning America.


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