Dear Fielding Community: I sit with strong emotions regarding the racist incidents that have become all too familiar and continue to call me out as not doing enough. Sincerely, as a Latino man of color, I can no longer plan programs and events to address these issues without intentionally and directly addressing feelings and behaviors that can lead to viable actions. I am partnering with Fielding institutional and academic leaders, faculty, staff, and alumni in this effort. The opportunity for a different future is here. I acknowledge that these are mere words and that true change will come with impactful [...]
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STATEMENT FROM THE FIELDING BOARD OF TRUSTEES REGARDING RECENT EVENTS The impacts of COVID-19 expose hard truths about our society’s lack of preparedness and long-term neglect of and disregard for communities of color. What we continue to see with the killing of George Floyd is a deeply disturbing confirmation of the endemic and persistent consequence of personal and systemic racism in America. It violates our core values at Fielding as educators and individuals who believe in the principles of social justice, particularly those of diversity, equity, and inclusion. The founders of Fielding Graduate University envisioned making high-quality graduate education and [...]
The Adele and Louis Osherson Fellow awarded to Karen John Mannuzza The Osherson Fellowship was established by retired Fielding faculty and the past Director of the Alonso Center, Sam Osherson, and his brother Dan Osherson in memory of their parents. The fellowship provides a week of study at Fielding’s Winter National Session in Santa Barbara for professionals without a background in psychoanalysis. The purpose of the fellowship is to build an understanding of how psychoanalytic theory and research can support their work. Karen John Mannuzza The year the fellowship was awarded to Karen John Mannuzza. Karen is a licensed psychotherapist, [...]