Jennifer J. Harman, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Colorado State University. Her primary focus of research is in the area of human aggression within family systems, including all forms of family violence such as parental alienation and psychological abuse. She obtained her PhD in social psychology from the University of Connecticut in 2005, and has also served on a dual appointment with the Colorado School of Public Health, University of Denver, as an Associate Adjunct Professor. She has published nearly a dozen peer-reviewed academic journal papers on parental alienation over the last five years, as well as a book, several book chapters, and an encyclopedia entry on the topic. In addition to her academic appointment, Dr. Harman serves on the Board of Directors for the Parental Alienation Study Group and Simply Parent, is the Director of a new virtual research institute for the study of parental alienation (www.PA-VI.org), and regularly consults as an expert witness on family and criminal law cases in which parental alienation has been raised as a concern.