Dr. Mona Sue Weissmark is an award-winning professor, researcher, and author. She is also a clinical and social psychologist. Her work on the science of diversity has received global recognition.
She is best known for her groundbreaking social experiment of bringing together descendants of slaves and slaveowners, and descendants of Holocaust survivors and Nazis at Harvard University; and her work on the outcome of psychotherapy treatment. She teaches the courses ‘Advanced Research Methods’ and ‘Psychology of Diversity’ and heads the science of diversity research lab at Harvard University.
Dr. Weissmark is the founder and former director of the Program Initiative for Global Mental Health Studies at Northwestern University, and is the founder and CEO of Weissmark education and research group. She is also an associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine.
Author of numerous articles and the books Doing Psychotherapy Effectively, Justice Matters: Legacies of the Holocaust and World War II and The Science of Diversity. Her new book The Science of Diversity was selected by Oxford University Press as one of nine essential titles on the frontiers of psychology research.
Dr. Weissmark was profiled in all the major U.S., U.K., and German newspapers including the Chicago Tribune cover stories “Generational Healing” and “Opposites Connect: Dr. Mona Sue Weissmark brings together children of the oppressed and children of their oppressors” and in The Jerusalem Report story, “From Generation to Generation Dr. Mona Sue Weissmark was a leader in bringing together members of groups locked in age-old conflict.”
Also, she was profiled in the New York Times, The Guardian, JUF News, Harvard Magazine among many others. And Dr. Weissmark was featured on the American television shows Dateline NBC, Morning News CBS, and PBS.
Her book Justice Matters: Legacies of the Holocaust and World War II was made into a television film that aired on national German TV, “Seeing the Other Side” and on PBS, “Coming to the Table“
Her new book The Science of Diversity was selected by Oxford University Press as one of nine essential titles on the frontiers of psychology research. The Science of Diversity was selected based on its cutting edge perspective on racism and hate.