Steve Hinshaw, PhD

Network Member

Steve Hinshaw


PhD, Clinical Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles

Academic appointment

Professor, Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley
Vice Chair for Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, UC San Francisco


Stephen Hinshaw is Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, where he was Department Chair from 2004-2011.  He is also Professor of Psychiatry and Vice-Chair for Child and Adolescent Psychology at the University of California, San Francisco.

His work focuses on developmental psychopathology, clinical interventions with children and adolescents (particularly mechanisms underlying therapeutic change), and mental illness stigma.  He has directed summer research programs and conducted clinical trials and longitudinal studies for boys and (more recently) for girls with inattention and impulse-control problems, along with many comorbid disorders, having received over $20 million in National Institute for Health funding.  He has been Principal Investigator of the Berkeley site for the Multimodal Treatment Study of Children with ADHD since 1992.

Dr. Hinshaw has authored over 325 articles and chapters, as well as 12 books. Overall, he was one of the 10 most productive scholars in the field of clinical psychology across the past decade. His research efforts have been recognized by the Distinguished Scientist Award from the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology (2015), the James McKeen Cattell Award from the Association for Psychological Science (2016)—its highest award, for a lifetime of outstanding contributions to applied psychological research—and the Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award from the Society for Research in Child Development (2017).

What I do when I'm not working

When I’m not working, I'm spending time with my family -- or playing basketball.



Social media/website


Department of Psychology, University of California
Tolman Hall #1650, Berkeley, CA 94720-1650