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Dori Laub, MD


Posted August 23, 2018

Reporting with great sadness that --

World renowned psychoanalyst-psychiatrst Dori Laub, MD, passed away on June 23, 2018.

He presented on trauma at one of our national conferences a decade ago and kept up his membership with AAPCSW until his passing.

He was a clinical professor of psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine, Co-founder of the Genocide Studies Program at Yale's Macmillan Center, and Founder of the Fortunoff Yale Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies. He was a worldwide lecturer on PTSD. He studied genocide and its impact on their victims.

His books:
Testimony: Crises of Witnessing in Literature, Psychoanalysis, and History (with Shoshana Felman, Routledge 1992), and Co-edited: Psychoanalysis and Holocaust Testimony: Unwanted Memories of Social Trauma (Routledge).

Here are links to his obituary:
» https://web.library.yale.edu/news/2018/06/dr-dori-laub-co-founder-fortunoff-archive-dies-81
» https://gsp.yale.edu/news/dori-laub-1937-2018

He will be remembered fondly by those who knew him and for his contributions to the study of trauma.

Penny Rosen