Stephen Hinshaw

Stephen P. Hinshaw

University of California – San Francisco & Berkeley

Professor of Psychology


Dr. Hinshaw is a Professor of Psychology at Berkeley. Focused on developmental psychopathology, clinical interventions, and mental illness stigma, Dr. Hinshaw is considered one of the most productive scholars in clinical psychology in the past decade.

Dr. Stephen P. Hinshaw is a Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a Professor of Psychiatry and the Vice-Chair for Child and Adolescent Psychology at the University of California, San Francisco.

Dr. Hinshaw’s work focuses on developmental psychopathology, clinical interventions with children and adolescents, and mental illness stigma. Through his work, he has directed summer research programs, conducted clinical trials, and several longitudinal studies for children with inattention and impulse-control problems.

In addition, Dr. Hinshaw is the author of twelve books, including The Mark of Shame: Stigma of Mental Illness and an Agenda for Change, and Another Kind of Madness: A Journey through the Stigma and Hope of Mental Illness.

Dr. Hinshaw has been named one of the top 10 most productive scholars in the field of clinical psychology in the past decade. From 2009-2014 he was editor of Psychological Bulletin, one of the most cited journals in general psychology. Dr. Hinshaw is a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, the American Psychological Association, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). He has been featured regularly in the media, including the New York Times, the Today Show, the CBS Evening News, ABC World News Tonight, and CNN.

Education and Training


Harvard University – Psychology and Social Relations (1974)


University of California, Los Angeles – Clinical Psychology (1979)


University of California, Los Angeles – Clinical Psychology (1983)

Postdoctoral Fellowship

University of California, San Francisco – Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute

University Affiliations

University of California Berkeley, San Francisco, Irvine, and Los Angeles