Social psychologist, parenting expert and best-selling author, Susan Newman is the author of 15 books in the relationship and parenting fields. Her research and books examine such areas as building strong family bonds, raising only children, grandparenting and interactions between adult children and their parents and in-laws, as well as the difficulties of raising a family and working, among others.
She blogs for Psychology Today magazine on parenting and is contributing editor to Work & Family Life, a monthly newsletter distributed to corporations, companies, government departments, and groups for their employees.
Dr. Newman has appeared on Good Morning America, The Today Show, 20/20, CNN, CNN Headline News and Showbiz Tonight, and MSNBC as well as many television and radio shows throughout the country including NPR’s Talk of the Nation and Marketplace, NBC Nightly News, ABC World News Tonight, CBS and FOX News discussing breaking news, social trends and parenting concerns.
Her work has been featured on Huffington Post, The Daily Beast, Babble, WebMD, AARP and other influential websites as well as in Harvard Magazine, Redbook, Ladies Home Journal, Woman’s Day, Parents, Cosmopolitan, USA Today, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, London Telegraph, Today’s Parent (Canada), The Times of India and other major newspapers and magazines in and out of the US.
She has consulted with Disney World, Milton Bradley Toys and other companies and organizations that serve families and children. She has also contributed to many books on relationship and parenting topics.
Dr. Newman was a part-time lecturer at Rutgers University in New Jersey and is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Authors Guild, and the American Society of Journalists and Authors. She is a Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for abused and neglected children. She is the stepmother of four children, the mother of one and lives in the greater New York Metro area.
Aside from being a social psychologist, Susan Newman, PhD is a speaker and workshop facilitator and is available for talks, panel discussions and workshops on subjects related to her research and books. Please contact her to discuss your needs.
Interview requests and inquiries from journalists and producers should be sent to Dr. Newman.