Tammy Hoier, PhD – Psychologist and Actress

Saturday, December 20th, 2008

Where are you from? I was brought up in the Chicago area, in Illinois. Where did you go to college and what was your academic major? I went to Stanford and I was a psych major. And then you got further training? That was your undergraduate major? That was my undergraduate major. Then I went […]

Kay Redfield Jamison, PhD – MacArthur Fellow, Psychologist, and Author (Part 2 of 3)

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

Are you working on a book right now? Yes. And may I ask what it is? It is a book called Nothing Was The Same. It is a follow-up to an earlier book I wrote called An Unquiet Mind. So you are writing your second memoir? Right. You wrote An Unquiet Mind in 1995. Do […]

Kay Redfield Jamison, PhD – MacArthur Fellow, Psychologist, and Author

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison is a psychologist, MacArthur Fellow, and world-renowned specialist in bipolar disease. She has also been diagnosed with this condition. We recently had a chance to speak with her by phone about her life and her unique perspective on the disease. Have you read your Wikipedia biography? Some time ago, yes. What […]

Carol Gilligan, PhD – Internationally Renowned Psychologist And Gender Studies Pioneer

Thursday, January 17th, 2008

Dr. Carol Gilligan is University Professor at New York University, where she holds appointments in the Steinhart School of Culture, Education, and Human Development; the School of Law; and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. A prolific writer in her chosen fields of psychology and gender studies, she has won numerous awards and has been […]