Steven Reisner, Ph.D. has been on the core faculty of the International Trauma Studies Program/NYU for the past four years. He is Adjunct Professor in the Program in Clinical Psychology, Columbia University, Teachers College and at the New York University Medical School. His publications have appeared, recently, in the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, Psychoanalytic Dialogues, and Studies in Gender and Psychoanalysis. Dr. Reisner is currently finishing a book on clinical, cultural and international responses to trauma, From Tears to Acts of Revenge: Psychoanalysis and Trauma, to be published by Other Press. In addition, Dr. Reisner is the director of Theater Arts Against Political Violence, which has helped create works of theater with Tibetan, Chilean and Kosovar survivors of torture and exile in New York and in Kosovo. Most recently he was a member of the Downtown Community Resource Center’s theater project, acting in “Everything’s Back to Normal in New York City! Below Canal: A Work in Progress”. Formerly, Dr. Reisner was Chief Psychologist at Regent Hospital in New York City and, in an earlier career, was an Obie-winning theater director and actor, whose projects were performed at the Public Theater, La Mama E.T.C., Theater for the New City, and on tour in North and South America.

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