Amia Lieblich, born in Israel, completed her B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. in psychology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where she is at present a professor. Since 1976 she has been teaching academic courses on gender and society, the psychology of women and the development of femininity and masculinity. Her books on various aspects of Israeli society include Tin Soldiers on Jerusalem Beach (1978), Kibbutz Makom (1981), Transitions to Adulthood during Military Service (1989) and Seasons of Captivity (1994). Her work on women and creativity led her to compose two psychobiographies: Conversations with Devora (1997) about the author Devora Baron and Learning about Lea (2003), on the poet Lea Goldberg. Her most recent book is Seder Nashim (2003), on Israeli women in the “new family.”
One of the leading scholars in narrative psychology, Lieblich is the author of Narrative Research: Reading, Analysis and Interpretation (with R. Tuval and T. Zilber, 1998) and the editor of the annual publication The Narrative Study of Lives (with R. Josselson and D. McAdams).