#psychedpodcast is excited for this conversation on resilience!
Suniya Luthar is Co-Founder & Chief Research Officer at Authentic Connections and Professor Emerita at Columbia University’s Teachers College. After receiving her Ph.D. from Yale University in 1990, she served on the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry and the Child Study Center at Yale. Between 1997 and 2013, she was at Columbia University’s Teachers College, where she also served as Senior Advisor to the Provost (2011-2013). Between 2014 and 2019, she was Foundation Professor of Psychology at Arizona State University. Dr. Luthar’s research involves vulnerability and resilience among various populations including youth in poverty, children in families affected by mental illness, and youth and parents (especially mothers) in high-achieving, pressured communities.