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Thomas Lickona, Ph.D.


Thomas Lickona, Ph.D., is a psychologist and educator who has been called “the father of modern character education.” A professor of education emeritus at State University of New York, Cortland, he is the founding director of his university's Center for the 4th and 5th Rs (Respect and Responsibility) and author of nine books on moral development and character education, including Raising Good Children, Educating for Character, Character Matters, Sex, Love, and You, and How to Raise Kind Kids (April 2018).

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