Professor of Psychology, Knox College
Tim Kasser is a professor of psychology at Knox College in Galesburg, IL. He has written numerous scientific articles and book chapters on materialism, values, goals, ecological sustainability, quality of life, and related topics. He is the author of The High Price of Materialism, co-editor of Psychology and Consumer Culture, and co-author of Meeting Environmental Challenges: The Role of Human Identity. His most recent book is Lucy in the Mind of Lennon, published in 2013. He works with various activist groups that protect children from commercialization, promote ecological sustainability, and encourage a more inwardly rich lifestyle than that which is offered by consumerism.