Passing of Fielding Faculty Emeritus Sam Osherson, Ph.D.


Sam Osherson, Ph.D. With great sadness, we share the news about the loss of beloved colleague Faculty Emeritus Sam Osherson, Ph.D. A four-day auto-immune storm (ITP) destroyed his platelets and his life. Sam loved teaching at Fielding. He was a dear colleague, an excellent scholar, a caring practitioner, and a prolific writer. Sam held a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and a doctorate in clinical psychology from Harvard University. He researched and wrote about the complexities of adult life. Sam’s legacy lives on at Fielding. He was the founding director of the Alonso Center [...]