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Maria Teresa Miliora

Maria Teresa Miliora, American chemist, retired psychotherapist, psychoanalyst, educator. Recipient Heritage Medallion, Suffolk University, 2007.


  • Miliora, Maria Teresa was born on June 29, 1938 in Somerville, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Andrew and Maria Civita (Gallinaro) Migliorini.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude, Regis College, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Tufts University, 1965. Master of Social Work, Boston University, 1985.


    • Research assistant Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, 1960-1964, research associate, 1965-1966. Associate professor Suffolk University, Boston, 1965-1968, 1968-1971, professor, 1971—2005, chairman department chemistry, 1972-1984, presidential search committee, 1980, faculty representative strategic planning committee Boston, since 1992. Faculty Boston Institute for Psychotherapy, 1992-1996, Training and Research Institute for Self Psychology, New York City, since 1994.

      Research associate Bio-Research Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968.


    • Author: Narcissism, the Family, and Madness, 2000, The Scorsese Psyche on Screen, 2004. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Faculty representative to trustees Joint Council on University Affairs, Suffolk University, 1973-1977, 79-81. Convenor President's Commission on Status of Women, 1974-1978, speaker educational policy committee, 1972-1973. Chair cultural diversity CLAS Curriculum, since 1991.

    Member American Association of University Professors (chapter president 1970), National Association of Social Workers, American Chemical Society (alternate councillor 1976-1982, councillor 1979-1982, board directors Northeastern section 1976-1980, chairman public relations section 1977-1979), Massachusetts Academy Clinical Social Work, National Association for Advancement Psychoanalysis, National Membership Committee on Psychoanalysis, Sigma Xi (chapter president 1972-1973), Sigma Zeta (chapter section 1970-1980), Alpha Lambda Delta, Delta Epsilon Sigma.


    • father: Andrew Migliorini
    • mother: Maria Civita (Gallinaro) Migliorini
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