About the Author
Linda Smolak is Emerita Professor of Psychology at Kenyon College. She has authored, co-authored, or co-edited eight books, including Body Image: A Handbook of Science, Practice, and Prevention (edited with Thomas E. Cash, 2012) and The Prevention of Eating Problems and Eating Disorders: Theory, Research, and Practice (with Michael P. Levine, 2006). An Associate Editor for Body Image: An International Journal of Research, she has also published dozens of research articles and chapters on body image and disordered eating.Michael P. Levine is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at Kenyon College. He is co-editor of Preventing Eating-Related and Weight-Related Disorders: Collaborative Research, Advocacy, and Policy Change (with Gail L. McVey, Nina Piran, & H. Bruce Ferguson, 2012) and co-author of The Prevention of Eating Problems and Eating Disorders: Theory, Research, and Practice (with Linda Smolak, 2006). The 2013 recipient of the Nielsen Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Founders Council of the National Eating Disorders Association, Dr. Levine is also a Fellow of the Academy of Eating Disorders, which awarded him their Meehan-Hartley Award for Leadership in Public Awareness and Advocacy in 2006, and their Research-Practice Partnership Award in 2008.