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Law educator , Psychologist , writer

Serena Deborah Stier, American law educator, psychologist, writer. Board directors Iowa Civil Liberties Union, 1981-1983, Iowa Children's Museum, 1995-2002, Emma Goldman Clinic, 2003-2006; member national task force on committment guidelines Center for State Courts, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1984-1986; president Friends Development Council, UIMA, 2000-2003.

Background

Stier, Serena Deborah was born on October 8, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Morris Carren and Claire (Hadden) Auster.

Education

Bachelor, Stanford University, 1960. Master of Arts, Boston University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1967.

Juris Doctor, University Iowa, 1981.

Career

United States Public Health Service post-doctoral fellow Mount Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles, 1968-1970. Assistant professor medical psychology University of California at Los Angeles, 1970-1973. Policy studies officer American Psychological Association, Washington, 1974-1977.

Associate professor law Albany (New York ) Law School, 1988-1993. Consultant Kauffman Foundation Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, 1994-2000. Founding faculty California School Professional Psychology, Los Angeles, 1970-1972.

Adjunct professor art, art historical and law University Iowa, Iowa City, since 1994.

Membership

Board directors Iowa Civil Liberties Union, 1981-1983, Iowa Children's Museum, 1995-2002, Emma Goldman Clinic, 2003-2006. Member national task force on committment guidelines Center for State Courts, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1984-1986. President Friends Development Council, UIMA, 2000-2003.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: viewing and studying art.

Connections

Married Herbert Allen Stier, June 4, 1961 (deceased October 1969). Married Steven Jay Burton, August 7, 1977. Children: Daryn, Max, Sam.

father:
Morris Carren Auster

mother:
Claire (Hadden) Auster

spouses:
Herbert Allen Stier

Steven Jay Burton

children:
Daryn Stier

Max Stier

Sam Stier