MICHAEL R. NASH is associate professor of psychology at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and is editor in chief of the International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis. He received his Ph.D. from Ohio University in 1983 and completed his clinical internship at the Yale University School of Medicine the same year. He has published two books, one on the research foundations of hypnosis and the other on psychoanalysis, both co-authored with Erika Fromm of the University of Chicago. He is the author of more than 60 publications in scientific journals on the topics of human memory, dissociative pathology, sex abuse, psychotherapy and hypnosis. Nash has received numerous awards for his scientific and clinical writing.