About the Authors
Director, Harvard Study of Adult Development, Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital
Robert Waldinger is Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, director of the Harvard Study of Adult Development at Massachusetts General Hospital, and cofounder of the Lifespan Research Foundation. Dr. Waldinger received his AB from Harvard College and his MD from Harvard Medical School. He is a practicing psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, and he directs a psychotherapy teaching program for Harvard psychiatry residents. He is also a Zen master (Roshi) and teaches meditation in New England and around the world.
Associate Director, Harvard Study of Adult Development and Sue Kardas PhD 1971 Chair in Psychology at Bryn Mawr College
Marc Schulz is the associate director of the Harvard Study of Adult Development and the Sue Kardas PhD 1971 Chair in Psychology at Bryn Mawr College. He also directs the Data Science Program and previously chaired the psychology department and Clinical Developmental Psychology PhD program at Bryn Mawr. Dr. Schulz received his BA from Amherst College and his PhD in clinical psychology from the University of California at Berkeley. He is a practicing therapist with postdoctoral training in health and clinical psychology at Harvard Medical School.
About the Foundation
The Lifespan Research Foundation’s mission is to enable people to live healthier lives filled with meaning, connection, and purpose. The Foundation seeks to use the findings of the Harvard Study of Adult Development and other research to help people find paths to happier and healthier lives.