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Kuriansky, Judy,


Dr. Judy Kuriansky is a Fellow of the American Psychoogical Association and long-time member of Division 32 and liaison to CIRP. A clinical psychologist at Columbia University Teachers College, she is a humanitarian who is an NGO representative at the United Nations for the International Association of Applied Psychology and the World Council of Psychotherapy. She has provided psychological first aide after many disasters, including after 9’11 at Ground Zero and the Family Assistance Center, Hurricane Katrina, the Asian tsunami, and earthquakes in Haiti and China and the tsunami/earthquake in Japan. She has spent over 10 years doing trainings in Asia. On the Borad of U.S. Doctors for Africa, she has co-developed empowerment program for girls in Lesotho, Africa, and done workshops for youth and adults worldwide including in India and Tanzania. An award winning journalist, she has been a radio talk show host and television commentator for decades, and columnist for the South China Morning Poist, the Singapore Straits Times, the Huffington Post and many others. Her many books are published in Chinese, Japanese, and many other lanaguages. She founded the Global Kids Connect Project and the Stand Up for Preace project that does symposia and charity concerts around the world. Her many awards include the Humanitarian Award for Lifetime Achievement in Global Peace and Tolerance from the Friends of the UN and awards for her work in China. Her website is

Judy Kuriansky, Ph.D.

*Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology, Columbia University Teachers College
*Fellow, American Psychological Association
*Visiting Professor, Peking University Health Sciences Center, Beijing,China
*NGO Representative to the United Nations for the International Association of Applied Psychology and the World Council of Psychotherapy
*Board member and Director of Psychosocial Programs, US Doctors for Africa
*Academic Advisory Board, World Psychiatric Association Disaster Psychiatry Section in collaboration with the Ibero-american Ecobioethics Network for Education, Science and Technology and the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics
*Visiting Scholar, Chongqing Population&Family Planning Science and Technology Academy
*Huffington Post blogger
*Co-founder, Stand Up for Peace Project and the Global Kids Connect Project
*Trustee, the New York City Peace Museum
*Board of Directors, Library of American Broadcasting

Selected Publications

"Living in an Environmentally Traumatized World:Healing Ourselves &Our Planet"

"Beyond Bullets and Bombs: Grassroots peace building between Israelis and Palestinians"

"The Complete Idiots Guide to A Healthy Relationship"