Charles B. Strozier

Charles B. Strozier has a Harvard B.A. (magna cum laude), an M.A. and a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, and has training as a research candidate at the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis and clinical psychoanalytic training at TRISP in New York City.  He is a Professor of History at John Jay College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York; training and supervising analyst at the TRISP foundation; and a practicing psychoanalyst in New York City.  He has twice been nominated for a Pulitzer Prize (2001 and 2011) and was made an Honorary Member of the American Psychoanalytic Association in 2006.  He is the author or editor of 13 books, including: Your Friend Forever, A. Lincoln: The Enduring Friendship of Abraham Lincoln and Joshua Speed.  His earlier books include Until The Fires Stopped Burning: 9/11 and New York City in the Words and Experiences of Survivors and Witnesses in 2011Apocalypse: On the Psychology of Fundamentalism in America; and with Terman, Jones, and Boyd, The Fundamentalist Mindset (2010).  His prize-winning biography, Heinz Kohut:  The Making of a Psychoanalyst (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2001), has been translated into Japanese and Italian with translations into Hebrew and Chinese ongoing.

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May 7, 2020 in History, Politics

Terrorism and the Apocalyptic

Apocalyptic ideas motivate much of the most virulent political violence in the world, stirring what can be called the “fundamentalist mindset.”
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