Robert J. Sternberg is Professor of Human Development at Cornell University. Previously, he has been President of the University of Wyoming, Provost of Oklahoma State University, and Dean of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University. Prior to that, he spent 30 years at Yale, finishing as IBM Professor of Psychology and Education, Professor of Management, and Director of the Center for the Psychology of Abilities, Competencies, and Expertise. He is past-president of the American Psychological Association, Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences, and International Association for Cognitive Education and Psychology. He is the author of over 1700 journal articles, books, and book chapters, and has received over $20 million in grants and contracts. Sternberg is author of College Admissions for the 21st Century (2010, Harvard) and coauthor of Explorations in Giftedness (Cambridge, 2011). His book, What Universities Could Be, was published in 2016 by Cornell University Press.