Jefferson A. Singer, PhD, is professor of psychology at Connecticut College in New London, CT. He maintains a private practice in clinical psychology in Waterford, CT. He received his PhD from Yale University and has spent the past two decades researching emotionally significant memories and their role in personality. He was the recipient of a Fulbright Distinguished Scholar Award, which provided funding for his work on self-defining memories in the United Kingdom. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association, past associate editor of the Journal of Personality, and serves on the editorial board of the Review of General Psychology. He is the recipient of the Theodore R. Sarbin Award from Division 24 (Society for Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology) of the American Psychological Association for his work in narrative psychology.