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James Alexander, Ph.D. is a professor at the University of Utah, past president of the family psychology division of the American Psychological Association, and a board member of the American Family Therapy Academy. He has received the AFTA award for Distinguished Contributions to Family Therapy Research and was the 1993 Family Psychologist of the Year. He has made more than 100 contributions to the literature, including the book Functional Family Therapy . He is principal investigator at the Utah site of the multi-site Center for Research on Adolescent Drug Abuse and consults on clinical trials of Functional Family Therapy in North Carolina and New Mexico. In addition to serving on six editorial boards of family-related journals, Dr. Alexander has been on several NIMH panels and is a consultant for numerous juvenile justice, mental health, and community-based programs.