American Psychological Association Honors Dr. Bernard Luskin with Lifetime Achievement Award

Date: August 18, 2011

Media Psychology division recognizes Dr. Luskin’s commitment to the field as his students surround him with appreciation at the ceremony.

Washington, D.C. - Dr. Bernard Luskin, chief executive officer and senior provost of Touro University Worldwide has received lifetime achievement recognition from the American Psychological Association Media Psychology Division for his pioneering work in the field of media psychology at the APA’s 2011 annual convention held in Washington, D.C.

“Dr. Luskin is a visionary widely credited with refining the practice of media psychology. He spearheaded the launch of the media and communications psychology graduate programs at TUW, Fielding Graduate University, UCLA and other academic institutions. He has had a distinguished career in education, media, psychology, and business. Bernie is also a licensed marriage and family therapist (MFT), with degrees in business and a UCLA doctorate in education, psychology and technology,” said Dr. Pauline Wallin, President of the APA Media Psychology Division.

“Bernie Luskin has been an advocate, energetically urging and demonstrating the importance of media psychology throughout his professional career.”

“I am honored by the APA’s award and particularly touched by the participation, support and affection shown by my former and current students who have gone on to significant careers in psychology,” said Dr. Luskin. “I commit to my current students at TUW to working closely with them and to continue moving media psychology forward.”

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