About the Author
William Damon is Professor of Education at Stanford University and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace. His books include The Moral Child, Some Do Care: Contemporary Lives of Moral Commitment Greater Expectations, Good Work: When Excellence and Ethics Meet,
and Noble Purpose: The Joys of Living a Meaningful Life
. Damon has received awards and grants from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Pew Charitable Trusts, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the John Templeton Foundation, and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.