Stephen Fox is an academic, journalist, and musician living in Hawai‘i. Fox holds a doctorate in Cross-Cultural Psychology from Victoria University of Wellington New Zealand and a master’s in Community and Cultural Psychology from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, along with a BA in music from Manoa. He teaches currently at UH Maui. His academic research primarily focuses on the psychological benefits of participation in traditional ethnocultural arts. Musically, Fox has composed an extensive list of film and documentary scores and has performed in rock and world music with musicians from a number of cultures. As a journalist, Fox writes primarily about music, and fondly recalls interviews with jazz icon Herbie Mann and The Door’s Ray Manzarek shortly before their deaths. He has also interviewed dozens of other artists who are still alive.