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Dr. Patrick Rottinghaus is an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology at the University of Missouri-Columbia. His research examines the roles of vocational interests, personality, values, and self-efficacy upon career choice and development. Professor Rottinghaus is co-editor of The Role of Values in Careers and author of several career assessments, including the Career Futures Inventory, Kuder Skills Assessment-College and Adult Form, and Expanded Skills Confidence Inventory. He serves on editorial boards for the Journal of Counseling Psychology, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Journal of Career Assessment and The Career Development Quarterly. In 2010, he was the recipient of the Early Career Professional Award from the Society for Vocational Psychology (SVP). He is Chair-Elect for SVP and was formerly the Communications Officer for SVP and Research Committee Chair for the National Career Development Association.