Our November guest was Dr. Michael A. Rousell. He is a licensed psychologist and emeritus faculty member at Southern Oregon University. Rousell has a PhD in counseling from the University of Oregon and his teaching experience spans university graduate school to elementary education, and every level in between. His counseling background includes experience in sexual assault, substance abuse, schools, and the family.
Rousell wrote a widely accessible and successful book on a related topic: Sudden Influence: How Spontaneous Events Shape Our Lives, Praeger-ABC Clio, 2007. And his soon to be published book is: The Power of Surprise: How Your Brain Secretly Changes Your Beliefs, which will be released by Rowman & Littlefield in 2021.