About the Author
Arnold P. Goldstein was the Director of the Center for Research on Aggression at Syracuse University, Director of the New York State Task Force on Juvenile Gangs, and co-founder of the International Center for Aggression Replacement Training. He served on the American Psychological Association Commission on Youth Violence and on the Council of Representatives for the International Society for Research on Aggression. A prolific writer, he authored more than 55 books and 100 articles on violence, aggression, delinquency, abuse, and related topics. His work was honored with numerous awards, including the Career Achievement Award from the American Psychological Association's Committee on Children, Youth, and Families, the Senior Scientist Award from the APA Psychology Division, and the 2002 Devereux Massachusetts Legacy of Caring Award. Just before his death in 2002, Professor Goldstein was nominated for a Nobel Prize.