William Damon (born in Brockton, Massachusetts) is a Professor of Education at the Stanford Graduate School of Education, Director of the Stanford Center on Adolescence, and senior fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace. He is one of the world's leading researchers on the development of purpose in life and the author of the widely influential book The Path to Purpose. Damon also helped develop innovative educational methods such as peer collaboration, project-based learning, and the youth charter. His current work includes a project to promote good work among professionals in a variety of leading fields, and a scientific study that explores the development of character in adolescence and adulthood. Dr. Damon writes on intellectual and moral develop

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  • William Damon (born in Brockton, Massachusetts) is a Professor of Education at the Stanford Graduate School of Education, Director of the Stanford Center on Adolescence, and senior fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace. He is one of the world's leading researchers on the development of purpose in life and the author of the widely influential book The Path to Purpose. Damon also helped develop innovative educational methods such as peer collaboration, project-based learning, and the youth charter. His current work includes a project to promote good work among professionals in a variety of leading fields, and a scientific study that explores the development of character in adolescence and adulthood. Dr. Damon writes on intellectual and moral development through the lifespan. He is the founding editor of New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development and editor-in-chief of The Handbook of Child Psychology (1998 and 2006 editions). Damon has been elected to the National Academy of Education and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. (en)
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