About James Garbarino
James Garbarino is a leading psychologist and author of the pioneering book Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them. He points to the socially toxic environment in which many boys live and the lack of strong adult supervision as primary contributors to violent behavior. He has been honored by the American Psychological Association, the American Humane Association, and the American Academy of Pediatrics for his work on behalf of abused and neglected children. He is currently Director of the Cornell University Family Life Development Center and is the author or editor of sixteen books.