Ann Masten is the Regents Professor, Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Development, Distinguished McKnight University Professor, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. She is known for her research on the development or resilience and for advancing theory on the positive outcomes of children and families facing adversity. Masten received the AmericanPsychologicalAssociation Urie Bronfenbrenner Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Service of Science and Society,2014 and, served as President of the Society for Research in Child Development and of Division 7 (Developmental) of the American Psychological Association. Masten's book Ordinary Magic: Resilience Processes in Development (The Guilford Press, 2014) provides an optimistic perspective on children's natural resilience and ability to adapt to new experiences and challenging circumstances. This monograph explores how resilience can be nurtured in families, schools, and other social and community settings. It provides a guide for policy makers seeking to develop supports for children facing adversity due to poverty, family circumstances, or exposure to traumatic violence. With Barry Lester and Bruce McEwen, Masten is co-editor of the volume Resilience in Children.