Richard M. Lerner, PH.D
About the Author
RICHARD M. LERNER, Ph.D. is the Bergstrom Chair in Applied Developmental Science and the director of the Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development, Tufts University. He has been teaching and researching the characteristics of successful teens for more than thirty years, and his renowned work has appeared on Good Morning America, and in Newsweek and USA Today, among others. Dr. Lerner currently directs the 4-H Study of Positive Youth Development that is funded by the National 4-H Council.