Jefferson A. Singer is a professor of psychology at Connecticut College and a clinical psychologist in private practice. He is the author of four books, Personality and Psychotherapy; Treating the Whole Person (NY: Guilford Press); Memories That Matter: How to Use Self-Defining Memories to Understand & Change Your Life (Oakland, CA: New Harbinger); Message in a Bottle (NY: The Free Press); and The Remembered Self: Emotion and Memory in Personality (with Peter Salovey, NY: The Free Press), and the co-editor of a fifth, At Play in the Fields of Consciousness: Essays in Honor of Jerome L. Singer (Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum; again with Peter Salovey). He has published over 70 articles, chapters, and book reviews in the fields of personality, autobiographical memory, and clinical psychology, Professor Singer served as an associate editor for the journals "Contemporary Psychology" and "Journal of Personality," and is on the editorial boards of the "Review of General Psychology," "Imagination, Personality and Cognition," and "Journal of Personality." He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. He received a 2003 Fulbright Distinguished Scholar Award to go to the United Kingdom where he researched self-defining memories.
He is currently back in the U.K. on a research fellowship awarded by the Social Science Research Council. His work on memory has been featured in national and international media outlets, including Cosmopolitan, Body and Soul, BBC Radio, Psychology Today; Bottom Line Personal; Fitness; Newsday; and The Hartford Courant, among others.