Stefan G. HofmannStefan G. Hofmann, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Boston University, where he directs the Psychotherapy and Emotion Research Laboratory. His research focuses on various aspects of emotional disorders, with a particular emphasis on anxiety disorders and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Dr. Hofmann is a recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Research Award, the Aaron T. Beck Award from the Academy of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, and the Award for Excellence in Contributions to CBT from the Aaron T. Beck Institute for Cognitive Studies at Assumption College, and is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science. He has been named a Highly Cited Researcher by Thomson Reuters. Editor-in-Chief of Cognitive Therapy and Research, Dr. Hofmann has published more than 300 peer-reviewed journal articles and 15 books. He is past president of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies and the International Association for Cognitive Psychotherapy.