Toni Antonucci, PhD, Associate Dean for Academic Initiatives and Interdisciplinary Studies, Elizabeth M. Douvan Collegiate Professor of Psychology and Senior Research Scientist, Institute for Social Research Life Course Development Program, University of Michigan. Dr. Antonucci's contributions to professional journals and as a chapter author are too numerous to cite. She has been honored as the President of the Society for the Study of Human Development; International Assoc. of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Scientific Committee; Past-President of Adult Development and Aging, Division 20 of American Psychological Association (APA); Past-President of the Gerontological Society of America; 2001 Master Mentor Award from APA Division, Council Member, International Association of Gerontology.
James S. Jackson, Ph.D. is the Director of the Institute for Social Research, Faculty Associate for the Center for Research on Ethnicity, Culture, and Health, Director for Research Center for Group Dynamics, Daniel Katz Distinguished University Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan. Dr. Jackson is listed in Who's Who among Black Americans, and Who's Who in The World, in America, in Science and Technology, and more. He is a member of numerous organizations, including APA, National Research Council Committee on Underrepresented Groups, Aging Society Network (MacArthur Fdn), NIA, and NIH, and has contributed widely to the professional literature in his field.