Julie Lythcott-Haims

About the author


Julie Lythcott-Haims was born in 1967 in Lagos, Nigeria. The former Dean of Freshmen and Undergraduate Advising at Stanford University is an author, speaker, and activist who studies the barriers that commonly prevent humans from being their most authentic selves. In addition to How to Raise an Adult, Lythcott-Haims has written and published two other books, Real American: A Memoir and Your Turn: How to Be an Adult. Currently, Lythcott-Haims is pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at San Francisco’s California College of the Arts.