Monique Boekaerts is Professor of Educational Psychology at Leiden University (The Netherlands) and chairs the Research Committee of the Faculty of Social Sciences. As a principle investigator, she is supervising a national school reform program in vocational schools. Her main field of interest is self-regulated learning with a focus on motivation, volitional control, coping with stress, and soliciting social support. President-elect of the European Association of Learning and Instruction and President of the Educational and Institutional Psychology division of the International Association of Applied Psychology, she has written over 100 scientific articles and book chapters. She serves as associate editor of Learning and Instruction and as reviewer for several international and European journals.
Moshe Zeidner is Professor of Educational and Social Psychology at the University of Haifa, Israel. He serves as Director of the Center for the Interdisciplinary Research on Emotions and Scientific Director of the Laboratory for Cross-Cultural Research in Personality and Individual Differences. His main field of interest is personality and individual differences research, with particular concern for anxiety, stress and coping, and the personality-intelligence interface. He is series editor for two series: Human Emotions, and Human Exceptionality. He also serves as Associate Editor of Anxiety, Stress, and Coping: An International Journal and a reviewer for a number of APA journals. He is the author of over 100 scientific papers and chapters and his recent books include: Test Anxiety: The State of the Art, (1998), Handbook of Coping, Stress, Anxiety, and Coping in Academic Settings, and, International Handbook of Personality and Intelligence.