Each year Social Psychology Quarterly publishes the Cooley-Mead Address, presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association. The recipients of the Cooley-Mead Award are recognized for their lifetime contributions to sociological social psychology. We believe that readers will find interviews with these disciplinary leaders inspiring in understanding the biographical forces that contributed to their important research. These interviews may be in the form of written texts, audiofiles or videofiles as the recipient prefers. We intend to continue adding to these materials as an aid in teaching, perhaps in conjunction with research studies, as well as remembering the history of our discipline.