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Human Development Across the Lifespan, 6/e

John S. Dacey, Boston College
John F. Travers, Boston College

ISBN: 0072967358
Copyright year: 2006

About the Authors

John S. Dacey, Ph.D., is professor at Boston College in the Department of Counseling, Developmental Psychology, and Research Methods. He began his career as a junior high social studies teacher. Now a college teacher and a researcher in adolescent and adult development, he is the author of 12 books and nearly 30 articles on parenting, creativity, and general human development. His most recently published book is entitled Your Anxious Child. He is currently finishing a book on parental techniques for promoting family cohesion.

John Travers has worked with young people all his professional life, beginning with his own four children. He has taught in elementary and high school and now teaches undergraduate and graduate students at Boston College, where, among a faculty of 1,000, he was recognized as one of eight outstanding teachers in the university. He has also been honored as Teacher of the Year. His undergraduate and graduate teaching has been in the field of developmental psychology. Teaching, counseling, and writing have been constant themes in his professional life. He has written 17 books and approximately 30 professional articles.

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