LAURA BARBANEL, EDD, ABPP
Laura Barbanel, Ed.D. ABPP, is a psychologist in private practice in New York. Much of her work focuses on trauma and violence. She is on the faculty of The Manhattan Institute, and is adjunct clinical professor of psychology at Adelphi University and adjunct clinical professor of psychology at Pace University. Dr. Barbanel served as the director of the Graduate Program in School Psychology at Brooklyn College of CUNY for many years.
She was involved in the design and development of the Firehouse Project, whereby clinicians were assigned to firehouses that lost members on September 11, 2001. As a member of the Board of Directors of the American Psychological Association, she co-chaired with Ron Levant the American Psychological Association’s Task Force on Psychological Resilience in the Face of Terrorism.
Dr. Barbanel is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and a diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology.
ROBERT J. STERNBERG, PhD
Robert J. Sternberg is dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University and IBM Professor of Psychology and Education, Professor of Management, and Director of the Center for the Psychology of Abilities, Competencies, and Expertise at Yale. Sternberg was the 2003 President of the American Psychological Association (APA). He has been a member of the APA Board of Directors (2002-2004) and the APA Insurance Trust Board of Trustees (2003), and joined the American Psychological Foundation Board of Directors in 2005. He has been president of the APA Divisions of General Psychology, Educational Psychology,