About the Author Nancy Felipe Russo, PhD, is Regents Professor of Psychology and Women's Studies at Arizona State University where she served as director of the Women's Studies program (1985-93). Founding director of the Women's Programs office of the American Psychological Association (1977-1985), Russo is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Sciences, the American Psychological Association (Divisions 1, 9, 26, 34, 35, 35, 38, 45, 52), and the American Psychological Society. She is author or editor of more than 200 publications related to the psychology of women and women's issues; current editor of the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry; and a former editor of the Psychology of Women Quarterly. Her honors include a Carolyn Wood Sherif Award and a Heritage Award for Contributions to Public Policy from APA's Division of the Psychology of Women. She received a Distinguished Career Award from the Association for Women in Psychology, and was recognized by APA's Board of Ethnic Minority Affairs for contributions to ethnic minority issues. Russo is the recipient of the American Psychological Association's 1995 Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest. She is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Hispanic Women's Corporation and of the American Orthopsychiatric Association. Hope Landrine, PhD, is a clinical and health psychologist, and Director of Multicultural Health Behavior Research at the American Cancer Society. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Rhode Island, postdoctoral training in Social Psychology at Stanford University, and postdoctoral training in Cancer Prevention and Control as a National Cancer Institute Fellow at the University of Southern California Medical School. Her research focuses on the role of social, environmental, and cultural variables in health behavior, and in health and cancer disparities among ethnic minorities, women, and the poor. She has received more than $9 million in research grants, and is nationally-known as a leading scholar on minority health She has published numerous articles and 6 books, and has received several awards for her research, including Fellow status in APA Divisions 35, 9, 45, and 38, the Association for Women in Psychology Distinguished Publication Award (1996), and the APA-MFP Dalmas Taylor Award for Distinguished, Lifetime Contributions to Research on Ethnic-Minorities (2005). Her best-known books include Bringing Cultural Diversity to Feminist Psychology (APA, 1995), Discrimination against Women: Prevalence, Consequences, Remedies (Sage, 1997), and African-American Acculturation: Deconstructing "Race" and Reviving Culture (Sage, 1996).