John Coleman

Psychologist, Author

1940 –

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Who is John Coleman?

Dr. John Christopher Coleman is an English psychologist whose primary interest is adolescence. He has published widely on this subject. He is best known for his textbook The nature of adolescence. He is the Editor of the Routledge series "Adolescence and society" and is also the Editor of a new John Wiley series called "Understanding adolescence".

He was editor of the Journal of Adolescence from 1984-2000. In 1989 he founded the Trust for the Study of Adolescence. He was awarded an OBE in 2001 for services to youth justice.

His current research interests include young people and new technologies, the parenting of adolescents, and emotional health and well-being. He is engaged, with others, in the establishment of the Association for Young People's Health, which was launched at a major conference on 6 February 2008.

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Born
1940
Also known as
  • John C. Coleman, PhD
  • John C. Coleman
Nationality
  • England
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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