Patrick Corrigan is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Prior to that, he was Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Chicago where he directed its Center on Psychiatric Rehabilitation. His research examines psychiatric disability and the impact of stigma on recovery and rehabilitation. Currently, he is principal investigator of the National Consortium for Stigma and Empowerment (NCSE); funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, NCSE is a collaboration of investigators and advocates from more than a dozen institutions. He is principal investigator on grants from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities as well as the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute on integrated care primary and behavioral health care. He has written more than 300 peer-reviewed articles, is editor emeritus of the American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, and editor of a new journal published by the American Psychological Association, Stigma and Health. Corrigan has authored or edited fifteen books, most recently, The Stigma of Disease and Disability.