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About the Author
Carol Gilligan is a psychologist and writer, and her groundbreaking book In a Different Voice: Psychological Theory and Women’s Development has been translated into 18 languages. With her students, she coauthored and coedited four books on women’s psychology and girls’ development: Meeting at the Crossroads, Between Voice and Silence, Making Connections, and Women, Girls, and Psychotherapy: Reframing Resistance. At Harvard University, where she was the first Graham Professor of Gender Studies, her award-winning research led to the founding of the university’s Center on Gender and Education. She is now University Professor at New York University and lives with her husband in New York City and the Berkshires.