Robert Atkinson, Ph.D., is a pioneer in the development of the life story interview methodology and among the first to apply Joseph Campbell’s classic work on the hero’s journey to personal mythmaking. He is professor of human development and religious studies at the University of Southern Maine. The author, coauthor or editor of eight books, including Songs of the Open Road: The Poetry of Folk Rock and the Journey of the Hero and Remembering 1969: Searching for the Eternal in Changing Times, his latest publication is The Story of Our Time: From Duality to Interconnectedness to Oneness. We spoke about the content of that book, its relevance to our current social climate and the lessons he learned from friendships with Pete Seeger and Joseph Campbell as a young man. Learn more about Robert Atkinson here.