Alan E. Kazdin, Ph.D., the John M. Musser Professor of Psychology, Child Psychiatry and at the Institute for Social and Policy Studies at Yale, has been named president of the American Psychological Association, the largest association of psychologists in the world. Kazdin, who also directs the Yale Parenting Center and Child Conduct Clinic, began his leadership of the 150,000-member organization on January 1 as president-elect and will continue in 2008 as president. Kazdin is interested in advancing psychological science and service on a world stage in the areas of diversity, children and families and social policy.