Public Engagement

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    WARREN SPIELBERG , PhD,  Fulbright Scholar,  psychologist, psychoanalyst is an Associate Teaching Professor p/t at the New School for Public Engagement.   In addition he is visiting  teaching fellow at the Child Institute at  Al Quds University on the West Bank and a visiting  faculty member at the William Alanson White Institute CATP.     He is Co-Editor  of   “The Psychology of Black Boys and Adolescents- Two Volumes”  , Praeger 2015 .  He is an acknowledged authority on the problems of boys and men and is a member of the American Psychological (APA) Task Force on treatment guidelines for boys and men.    He is the recipient of the Practitioner of the Year Citation by the APA  for his work with the FDNY post  9/11.   His consultative work has included  UNICEF, Peace Now,  UFT  and most recently the NYC Mayor’s Young Men’s Initiative.  He maintains a private practice in Brooklyn Heights, where he works with children, families and adults.    His website is  


    Degrees Held:

    B.A.  Brandeis University.

    Ph.D.   Clinical Psychology, Adelphi University

    Postdoctoral Certificate in Psychoanalysis,   New York University

    Professional Affiliations:

    New York State Psychological Association

    American Psychological Association, Divisions 39,  45,   51

    APA Task Force on Treatment Guidelines for Boys and Men , 20008- present

    Visiting Faculty,    William Alanson White Training Institute

    Visiting Faculty,  Al Quds University,   West Bank

    NYU Postoctoral Program,  Faculty Appointment In proccess.

    Recent Publications:

    The Psychology of Black Boys and Adolescents- Two Volumes  Praeger, 2015

    No Mans Land:  Hearing the Voices of Palestinian Young Men in East Jerusalem, 2016   Journal of Peace and conflict studies. APA,   August, 2016

    The Young Men of east Jerusalem Have Nothing to Lose     Haaretz, August, 2017

    See the Sweetness of Black Boys,   THe New York Daily News,    January 21, 2016

    Performances And Appearances:

    Radio, TV appearances-  multiple-  2015- present

    Research Interests:

    Boys and Men   

    Gender Equity 

    Feminist Theory and research

    The intersections of race and masculinity

    Conflict Resolution and Psycho-poitical dialogue

    Trauma - Individual and Collective,  Adult and Child.

    Child and Adolescent Mental Health Treatment and Prevention

    Literary narrative/ Childrens Stories

    Awards And Honors:

    APA   Practitioner of the Year,   Post FDNY 9/11 Trauma work

    Current Courses:

    Abnormal Psychology (Open Campus)

    Abnormal Psychology

    Psych of Adolescence (Spring 2020)

    Psych of Masculinity (Spring 2019)