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psychology professor , researcher

Joy Doniger Osofsky, American psychology professor, researcher. Licensed psychologist, Louisiana, Kansas. Recipient Harris award Chicago Psychoanalytic Society, 1990, Pfizer award Louisiana State University Medical Center, 1997. Member Society for Research in Child Development (secretary 1985-1991), World Association for Infant Mental Health (president 1992-1996).

Background

Osofsky, Joy Doniger was born on September 9, 1944 in New York City. Daughter of Howard Eliot Doniger and Marion (Sterngold) Davidson.

Education

Bachelor, Syracuse University, 1966. Master of Arts, Syracuse University, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Syracuse University, 1969.

Career

Assistant professor, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1969-1971;assistant professor, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1972-1973;associate professor, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1973-1976;postdoctoral fellow, Judge Baker Guidance Center, Boston, 1975-1976;postdoctoral fellow, Menninger Foundation, Topeka, 1976-1979;staff psychologist, Menninger Foundation, Topeka, 1979-1986;professor psychology, Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, since 1986.

Achievements

  • Licensed psychologist, Louisiana, Kansas.

Membership

Member Society for Research in Child Development (secretary 1985-1991), World Association for Infant Mental Health (president 1992-1996).

Connections

Married Howard Joseph Osofsky, September 1, 1963. Children: Hari, Justin, Michael.

father:
Howard Eliot Doniger Davidson

mother:
Marion (Sterngold) Davidson

spouse:
Howard Joseph Osofsky

children:
Hari Osofsky

Justin Osofsky

Michael Osofsky