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(p. ix) About the Editors

(p. ix) About the Editors

Janice H. Laurence

Janice H. Laurence is an associate professor in the College of Education at Temple University in Philadelphia. Previously, she served as the director of human resource development for the Army’s Human Terrain System. From 2004 to 2007, she was the director of research and analysis within the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness). From 2000 to 2004, she was a research professor at the Naval Postgraduate School. Dr. Laurence spent much of her career as a social science contract researcher concentrating in the military setting. She is the past editor (and current associate editor) of the journal Military Psychology.

Michael D. Matthews

Michael D. Matthews is currently a professor of engineering psychology at the United States Military Academy, West Point. He served as president of the American Psychological Association’s Division of Military Psychology from 2007 to 2008, and is a Templeton Foundation Senior Positive Psychology fellow. Collectively, his research interests center on soldiers’ performance in combat and other dangerous contexts. (p. x)