Jeffrey Jensen Arnett is a Senior Research Scholar in the Department of Psychology at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. He has also taught at the University of Missouri. During 2005 he was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He is the creator of the theory of emerging adulthood, which he proposed as a new life stage from age 18 to 25. The article originally outlining the theory, published in 2000, has been cited more than 10,000 times, according to Google Scholar. Dr. Arnett is the author of the book Emerging Adulthood: The Winding Road from the Late Teens Through the Twenties, now in its 2nd edition, published in 2015 by Oxford University Press. He is also the Founding President and Executive Director of the Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood (www.ssea.org). He has appeared on national television and frequently in print media, including a cover story in the New York Times Sunday magazine in August, 2010. His book (with Elizabeth Fishel) for parents of emerging adults, Getting to 30: A Parents Guide to the Twentysomething Years, was published in 2014. For more information, see www.jeffreyarnett.com.