Dr. Susan Lipkins
Dr. Susan Lipkins, a psychologist for over twenty years, specializes in campus conflict and violence in high schools and colleges. She has appeared as an expert in hazing on CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, ESPN, SKYTV, and has been interviewed on many radio programs. In addition, she has been quoted and published in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Post, The Washington Post, The Daily News, as well as many other magazines worldwide.
Dr. Lipkins, author of Preventing Hazing: How Parents, Teachers and Coaches Can Stop the Violence, Harassment and Humiliation, is also an expert witness in legal cases involving hazing and bullying. In 2005 Lipkins visited Washington D.C. in order to promote “The National Hazing Prevention Act” as federal legislation which addresses vital issues related to hazing and school violence.
Dr. Lipkins has been a school psychologist, and a consultant. She has taught in various settings, including college, hospitals and day care centers.
Dr. Lipkins earned her B.A. from Fordham University, and a M.S. in Early Childhood Education and Special Education from Bank Street College of Education. She also has a M.S. and Ph.D. in School Psychology from Yeshiva University. Dr. Lipkins graduated from Adelphi University's Derner Institute, receiving post-doctoral certification in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy.
Dr. Lipkins is a member of the American Psychological Association.