ABOUT THE AUTHORS

​Our authors are distinguished academics that bring a wealth of experience from in and outside of the classroom. They are dedicated to providing faculty and students with the highest quality educational resources at affordable prices.​

Marc Setterlund, PhD
Alma University

Marc Setterlund is a Professor of Psychology at Alma College. He has served as the associate provost of the college, as well as department chair. He earned his B.A. from Gustavus Adolphus College, and his Ph.D. from The Johns Hopkins University. He has been teaching Personality Psychology for over twenty years to students at liberal arts
colleges. In addition, he has taught social psychology, human sexuality, research methods, statistics, and a travel-abroad course about the origins of psychology in Vienna and Germany. He has published and conducted research on the self-concept, self-esteem, emotion, sexual decision making, and the effects of ostracism.

Seymour Feshbach, PhD (Emeritus)

University of California, Los Angeles-Emeritus

Seymour Feshbach earned his B.A. from CCNY, after being discharged from the army. and his Ph.D. from Yale University.  After receiving his Ph.D., he was recalled to active duty and served in the Korean War. He is a professor emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania and at the University of California, Los Angeles. His major area of interest was the dynamics of aggressive behavior, especially the reduction of aggression. His later research focused on other areas, particularly the analysis of patriotism and nationalism.

Bernard Weiner, PhD (Emeritus)

University of California, Los Angeles

Bernard Weiner received his undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago and his Ph. D. from the University of Michigan. Since 1965, he has been at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he is currently Distinguished Professor of Psychology.   He has written, coauthored, or edited l6 books, including Judgments of Responsibility (l995), and Social Motivation, Justice, and the Moral Emotions (2006), as well as published more than 225 articles.  He has been awarded the Donald Campbell Research Award and the Edward L. Thorndike Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Psychological Association, the Distinguished Scientist Award from the Society of Experimental Social Psychology, and is a member of the National Academy of Education.  In addition to a Distinguished Teaching Award, he holds honorary degrees from the University of Bielefeld, Germany; Turku University, Finland; and the University of Manitoba, Canada.

Arthur Bohart, PhD (Emeritus)

California State University, Dominguez Hills-Emeritus

Arthur C. Bohart is a retired professor emeritus at both California State University Dominguez Hills and at Saybrook University. He is the coauthor or coeditor of several books, including How Clients Make Therapy Work: The Process of Active Self-Healing, Empathy Reconsidered, Humanity’s Dark Side, and Constructive and Destructive Behavior. His work has focused on empathy, the client’s role in psychotherapy, psychotherapy integration, and evidence-based practice in psychotherapy.