Dr. Stephen P. Hinshaw is Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, where his teaching was honored with the Distinguished Teaching Award from the College of Letters and Sciences. He earned his A.B. from Harvard University and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Before joining the faculty at Berkeley in 1990, Professor Hinshaw was a clinical psychology intern at UCLA's Neuropsychiatric Institute, a post-doctoral fellow at the Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute of the University of California, San Francisco (where he received the Robert E. Harris Award), and a professor at UCLA.
A fellow of the Association for Psychological Science and the American Psychological Association, Professor Hinshaw focuses on developmental psychopathology, with particular emphases on child and adolescent disorders. He is the editor of Psychological Bulletin, the most cited journal in the entire field of psychology, and associate editor of the journal Development and Psychopathology; he has also written more than 200 scholarly articles, chapters, and reviews. Among his many books are Attention Deficits and Hyperactivity in Children and The Years of Silence Are Past: My Father's Life with Bipolar Disorder. Professor Hinshaw has received millions of dollars in research grants from federal agencies, including the National Institute of Mental Health.